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Awesome Granola

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Awesome Granola
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  • Makes: 12 servings

Learn to make your own granola in an oven, skillet, or even the microwave. It's easy and you can be creative with what you put in it.

Ingredients

  • 3 cup oatmeal (uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup coconut (shredded or flaked)
  • 1 cup pecans (chopped, walnuts or peanuts)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup margarine (liquid)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup raisins

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350º F. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, except raisins, mix well.

2. Bake in 13x9 inch baking pan at 350ºF for 25- 30 minutes or until golden brown. Stir every 5 minutes.

3. Stir in raisins. Cool thoroughly. Store in tightly covered container.

Electric Skillet Instructions:

1. Combine all ingredients except raisins in a large microwave safe bowl; mix well.

2. Set electric skillet at 300º F and stir mixture constantly until lightly browned.

3. Place in a bowl and stir in raisins. Cool thoroughly.

4. Store in tightly covered container.

Microwave Instructions:

1. Combine all ingredients, except raisins in a large microwave safe bowl; mix well.

2. Place in 11x7 in glass baking dish.

3. Cook at HIGH about 8 minutes or until golden brown, stirring after every 2 minutes of cooking; stir in raisins.

4. Place onto un-greased cookie sheet or aluminum foil to cool. Cool thoroughly. Store in a tightly covered container.

Source: Texas AgriLife Extension,
Expanded Nutrition Program - Hidalgo County

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (54g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 231
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 24 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 190 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 231
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars 6 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 24 mg
Potassium 190 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Copper 232 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 44 mg
Phosphorus 120 mg
Selenium 7 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 39 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 10 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 14 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Grains
3/4 ounces
Protein Foods
3/4 ounces

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