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Maple-Pecan Breakfast Porridge

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Maple-Pecan Breakfast Porridge
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2  cups  water
  • 1  cup  cracked wheat
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  large  red-skin cooking apple, such as Rome Beauty, Jonathan, or Braeburn, cored and chopped
  • 2 - 3  tablespoons  pure maple syrup
  • 1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 3  tablespoons  chopped pecans, toasted
  •  Vanilla low-fat yogurt (optional)
Directions

1. In a medium saucepan combine the water, cracked wheat, and salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Stir in chopped apple. Cover and cook for 2 to 5 minutes or until cracked wheat is tender. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

2. Add syrup and cinnamon to hot cereal. Stir until well mixed. Divide mixture among four serving bowls. Sprinkle with pecans. If desired, top each serving with a spoonful of yogurt.

Nutrition Facts (Maple-Pecan Breakfast Porridge)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 234,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 46,
  • fiber (g) 9,
  • sugar (g) 12,
  • pro. (g) 6,
  • vit. A (IU) 49,
  • vit. C (mg) 3,
  • sodium (mg) 152,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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