Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1apple – peeled, cored, and chopped
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Bring water to a boil in a heavy, large saucepan, and stir in the oats. Reduce heat to a simmer, and cook oats until they begin to thicken, about 10 minutes; mix in the apple, carrot, raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and salt. Let the oats simmer until tender, about 20 more minutes.

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  • Step 2

    While the oats are simmering, melt butter in a skillet over medium-low heat, and stir in the pecans. Toast the nuts until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 5 minutes, then sprinkle with brown sugar and stir until sugar has melted and coated the pecans.

  • Step 3

    Serve in bowls, each topped with about 2 tablespoons of the pecan mixture and a dollop of yogurt.

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