Orange Cranberry Oatmeal

Total Time 25 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 4 servings
Calories 302 kcal


  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups oatmeal (quick or old-fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1 cup lowfat of fat-free vanilla yogurt (optional)
  • additional dried cranberries (optional)


  • In medium saucepan, bring orange juice, water, salt and cinnamon to a gentle boil. 
  •  Stir in oats and cranberries. Return to a boil; reduce heat to medium.
  • Cook 1 minute for quick oats, 5 minutes for old fashioned oats or until most of liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  • Let stand until desired consistency. Spoon oatmeal into four cereal bowls. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon walnuts and, if desired, 1/4 c yogurt and additional cranberries.

Microwave Directions:

  • In 3-quart microwaveable bowl, combine all ingredients except yogurt and nuts.
  • Microwave on HIGH 4 to 6 minutes for quick oats and 7 to 9 minutes for old fashioned oats or until most of liquid is absorbed.
  • Let stand until desired consistency. Top each serving with yogurt, walnuts and, if desired, additional cranberries.


Nutritional Information
PER SERVING: 302 Calories,6g Fat (1g Sat Fat), 56g Carbohydrates, 11g protein, 6g dietary fiber

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