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This recipe makes 1/2 cup Buttery Spice Spread. Use 1/4 cup when making the Oatmeal with Spiced Apples, and use the leftover spread later as a topping for sweet potatoes.

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Recipe Ingredients

OATMEAL
3 1/4 cups water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups quick-cooking oats

 

BUTTERY SPICE SPREAD
1/4 cup Smart Balance® HeartRight™ Buttery Spread, softened
3 tablespoons dark brown sugar or honey
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups (1/4-inch-thick) sliced Granny Smith apple, peeled if desired

Recipe Steps

Bring 3 1/4 cups water and salt to a full boil in a large saucepan over high heat. Stir in oats. Reduce heat to medium, and cook, uncovered, 6 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.

 

While oatmeal cooks, combine all the spread ingredients in a small bowl, and stir until well blended. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

 

Add 1/4 cup of the spice spread; refrigerate remaining spread for later use. When bubbly, add the apple slices, and cook 3 minutes or until tender, stirring gently.

 

Remove from heat, and let stand 1 minute to absorb flavors. Divide oatmeal equally among four bowls. Spoon equal amounts of the apple mixture over each serving.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup oatmeal and 1/3 cup apple mixture)

 

Nutrition Per Serving:
234 calories
5g protein
39g carbohydrate
6.5g total fat
1.7g saturated fat
2.0g monounsaturated fat
2.4g polyunsaturated fat
0g trans fat
183mg omega-3 fatty acids
810mg omega-6 fatty acids
0mg cholesterol
271mg sodium
5g fiber