This fabulous blend of flavors and textures was created by Micheal Romano, chef at the famous Union Square Cafe in New York City since 1988. We found it a mellow and comforting way to start the day. Garam masala is a currylike spice blend available in most natural-foods, Indian, or Middle Eastern markets.
|3||c||mango juice or mango-flavored juice blend|
|1||tbsp||pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds|
|3||tbsp||whole almonds (coarsley chopped or slivered almonds)|
|6||dried apricots (chopped)|
|1||mango (peeled and chopped)|
|2||c||old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats|
|3||to 4 tablepoons unsweetened coconut milk (optional)|
|2||c||Stonyfield Organic Fat Free French Vanilla Yogurt|
Combine the water and mango juice in a 3-quart saucepan and bring to a boil.
Stir in the pumpkin seeds, almonds, apricots, mango, garam marsala, and oats.
Lower the heat to a simmer and cook approximatley 8 minutes for old-fashioned oats, or 4 to 5 for quick-cooking oats, stirring occasionally.
Stir in the coconut milk, if using, and serve the oatmeal in a warm bowl.
Top each serving with a generous dollop of yogurt.
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|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
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