Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
Serve this scrumptious, pumpkin-fortified bowl of oatmeal all year-round.
3 cups water
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups old fashioned oats
1 cup pumpkin purée
1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
Additional brown sugar (optional)
Milk or light cream
Toasted chopped pecans for garnish
- Bring water, pumpkin pie spice and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in oats. Return to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cook for 5 minutes for old fashioned oats or until most of liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Stir in pumpkin and brown sugar; cook 1 minute. Cover and let stand until desired consistency.
- Serve with additional brown sugar, if desired, milk and toasted pecans.
Makes 6 servings.
*To toast nuts, spread evenly in shallow baking pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) 5 to 8 minutes or until deep golden brown.