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Orange Confit Oatmeal vegetarian recipe

Posted May 10 2010 9:00am

Orange-Confit-Oatmeal-recipe

This breakfast recipe is such a refreshing twist to the usual oatmeal recipes you might have been trying in the past. Instead of buying those store-bought oatmeal bars that are high in sugar and that contain a few dubious ingredients, why not make this recipe and have it ready for your morning breakfast!

This is a perfect recipe for a Meatless Mondays feature. Since this recipe doesn’t content any protein, I’d highly suggest that you add a handful of nuts of your choice to your breakfast to make it a complete meal!

This Orange Confit Oatmeal recipe comes from Kelly at The Pink Apron!

If you decide to try this recipe, make sure to come back and leave a comment to let me know if you liked it or not!

>>>INGREDIENTS<<<

2 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

pinch salt

1 1/2 cups nonfat milk

1 large egg, beaten

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 2 inch piece vanilla bean, split lengthwise

1/3 cup orange marmalade

or

1/2 cup orange confit, chopped

>>>PREPARATION<<<

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

In a medium bowl, combine the oats, sugar, salt and baking powder.

In a separate bowl, combine the milk, egg, melted butter and vanilla extract. Scrape the seeds of the vanilla bean into the egg mixture and reserve the bean for future use.

Stir the oat and milk mixtures together. When combined fold in the chopped orange confit or marmalade. Pour mixture into a medium sized pan.

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until oatmeal has developed a nice crust and is lightly brown around the edges. Serve warm.

>>> NUTRITION INFORMATION<<<

Servings per Recipe: 6

Amount per Serving

Calories: 280

Calories from Fat: 58

Total Fat: 6.5g

Saturated Fat: 3.1g

Cholesterol: 46mg

Sodium: 168mg

Potassium: 215mg

Total Carbohydrates: 49.8g

Dietary Fiber: 2.8g2.8g

Protein: 7.6g

Sugars: 30.9g

*** This recipe is part of the Meatless Monday series. It’s easy to go meatless with a vegetarian pasta recipe!***

If this is the first time you are reading about our weekly Meatless Monday feature, you can find out the reason why we’re featuring these vegetarian recipes by visiting this link to read the full story: Why not go meatless on Mondays?

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