Carrot cake oatmeal

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Serves

4

Carrot cake oatmeal

Photo, Erik Putz.

Love oatmeal but need an extra hit of protein in the morning? The secret ingredient in this genius recipe is eggs, which are cooked slowly with the oats to create a creamy, custardy (and protein-rich) wonder.


Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups milk , or water
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 2 medium carrots , peeled and grated
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans , toasted

Instructions

  • WHISK eggs with milk and oats in a medium saucepan and set over medium-low. Add carrots. Cook, stirring occasionally, until very creamy, about 15 min. Stir in honey, cinnamon and salt.
  • DIVIDE among 4 bowls. Sprinkle with pecans.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 396,
  • Protein
  • 15 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46 g,
  • Fat
  • 18 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 218 mg.