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Oatmeal Recipe With Caramelized Pears And Nuts
"Who doesn’t love oatmeal? This oatmeal recipe is a heart-healthy way to start your day. Kids and kids at heart will fall with this delicious oatmeal recipe with pears and chopped nuts. There are two main types of oats: rolled and steel-cut. Both types begin as whole oats (groats), from which the outer layer (the hull) is stripped, leaving the fiber-rich bran, the endosperm, and the germ, which is home to vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and healthy oils. From there, the oats are either rolled or steel-cut. Everyone knows oatmeal is a nutritious ingredient. It is versatile and can be added to different dishes such as pastries and bread."
NotesThis porridge recipe is a perfect dish if you want an elevated version of the classic way to cook oats. You may use different kinds of nuts such as almonds and walnuts if you prefer. After all, oats and nuts are a great pairing. They are also brain food.
Can’t find pears at the supermarket? Worry no more! You can use red and green apples, peaches, and plums for this recipe. You can substitute brown sugar for coconut sugar for a deeper flavor.
Preparation Time5 min
Cooking Time45 min
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup steel-cut Irish Oatmeal
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 12 ounces pear
- 3 ounces chopped mixed nuts
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup butter
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
In a medium-sized saucepan bring 4 cups of water to boil.
Sprinkle the oatmeal over the boiling water, stirring constantly to prevent any lumps from forming.
Add the salt and reduce the heat to low and allow the porridge to simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
While the porridge is simmering, in a large skillet, combine brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon.
Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes.
Add pears; cook and stir until pears are tender for 10 minutes.
Scoop out the oatmeal porridge and top with the delicious caramelized pears and chopped nuts.
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