Vanilla-Pear Breakfast Oatmeal

Fruit-sweetened oatmeal with crispy almonds and aromatic cinnamon is the best, healthy way to start your day.

Serves

4
Prep Time
15 min.
Cook Time
1 min.
Fruit-sweetened oatmeal with crispy almonds and aromatic cinnamon is the best, healthy way to start your day.
Ingredients
1 can (15.25oz.) Del Monte® Sliced Pears in Heavy Syrup [or 1 can (15 oz.) Del Monte® Lite Sliced Pears] 2¾ cups water 2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats ¼ cup almonds, slivered, toasted ½ tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup Fresh raspberries Optional Toppings:
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • brown sugar
 
Directions
  1. Drain pears, reserving syrup. Chop pears; set aside. Combine water, reserved syrup and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in oats; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove pan from heat.
  2. Stir in almonds, cinnamon and vanilla. Cover and let stand 2 to 3 minutes to reach desired consistency.
  3. Top each serving with chopped pears and raspberries. Sprinkle with brown sugar, if desired.
NOTE: To toast almonds, preheat oven to 350°F. Place 1/4 cup slivered almonds in a shallow baking pan. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring once.
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