Creamy Oatmeal with Banana-Nut Topping

Our dietitians' favourite

By Stefano Faita

  • Prep: 10 min - 15 min
  • Cooking: 25 min
Yields 4 servings
creamy oatmeal with banana nut topping

Ingredients

  • Creamy oatmeal
  • 1 cup (250 mL) steel cut oats
  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Milk
  • of salt
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup or to taste
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) nutmeg freshly grated
  • 2 bananas mashed
  • 1 cup (250 mL) yogurt for topping oatmeal
  • of nutmeg freshly grated, for garnishing
  • Banana-nut topping
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) slivered almonds toasted
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) crushed banana chips
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) melted butter

Preparation

Oatmeal

Bring water to a boil over medium high heat. Add milk. When it comes to a simmer, add oats and salt. Cover and simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally. If you like your oatmeal with a little texture, simmer for 10 minutes. If you like it creamier, simmer for 20 minutes. Let stand covered, for 5 minutes. Stir in maple syrup, vanilla extract, freshly grated nutmeg and mashed banana. Transfer oatmeal to 4 serving dishes. Top with yogurt, Banana-Nut Topping and freshly grated nutmeg.

Banana-nut topping

Combine slivered almonds, crushed banana chips, brown sugar and melted butter.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 458 Calories
Protein: 16 g
Carbohydrate: 64 g
Fat: 17 g
Fibre: 6.8 g
Sodium: 144 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 29 % / 317 mg
Magnesium: 53 %
Vitamin B12: 50 %
Phosphorus: 41 %
Riboflavin: 41 %