The Food Factor: Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
Blueberry Baked Oatmeal is a great dish to use those homegrown blueberries. (File photo by MSU Extension Service)
School is back in session, and mornings can be hectic. But you don’t have to put breakfast on the back burner.
If you are looking for a way to make your morning routine a bit easier, check out this make-ahead breakfast dish that you can serve for 2-4 days.
Thanks to our friends at The University of Maine Cooperative Extension for this tasty recipe!
Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
2 cups dry oatmeal (old fashioned or quick)
¼ cup brown sugar
1 cup frozen blueberries
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1½ cups nonfat milk
½ cup unsweetened applesauce
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 375°F.
In a large bowl, stir together the oatmeal, brown sugar, blueberries, baking powder, and cinnamon (and walnuts if you choose to add them).
In a medium bowl, combine the milk, applesauce, egg, and oil. Mix well with a fork or whisk.
Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and stir well.
Pour into a greased, 8-inch, square baking dish.
Bake at 375°F for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm.
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