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RECIPE: Golden Oats Medley (instead of rice, noodles or grains.)
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Posted to Thread #676 at 8:43 pm on Feb 2, 2006
GOLDEN OATS MEDLEY (instead of rice, noodles or other grains)
Wholegrain oats for dinner? They’re delicious! Every grain is firm and separate and naturally full of flavour. They’re fluffier than rice and higher in protein, too.
You can serve Golden Oats as a side dish seasoned with herbs or your favourite vegetables. Or serve them plain under stews, stroganoff in casseroles or other saucy meat dishes. Add chopped parsley for colour and flavour or season as you like. Use wherever you’d ordinarily use rice, noodles or potatoes.
Golden Oats are quicker to make than rice. The secret is mixing a little egg to form a seal around every grain. The egg will allow the grains to dry and separate until they’re big, round and delicately brown.
Try it out for yourself, it’s so easy and really good for your colon and your heart and I think your children will love it as much as I do. I like to use the large flaked oatmeal but you can use any kind you like. Type of oats to use either Old Fashioned, Quick or One Minute. For the recipe below I like to fry up some onions too.
1 1/2 cups Quaker Oats, uncooked
1 egg, beaten
3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
3/4 cup chicken or beef broth*
1/4 teaspoon salt
Combine uncooked oats and beaten egg in medium sized bowl; mix until oats are thoroughly coated. Saute green pepper in butter in large skillet. Add oat mixture to green pepper mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly 1 to 2 minutes, or until oats are dry, separated and lightly browned. Add broth and salt; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until liquid evaporates. Makes 4 servings.
VARIATIONS USING THE BASIC “Golden Oats Medley” recipe above.
*FOR GOLDEN OATS ORIENTAL: Substitute 3/4 cup water and 2 Tablespoons soy sauce for broth.
FOR GOLDEN OATS PILAF: Substitute 3/4 cup mushroom slices and 2 Tablespoons chopped green onion or chives for green pepper.
FOR GOLDEN OATS FLORENTIN: Substitute 1 cup chopped spinach or broccoli for green pepper.
FOR GOLDEN OATS ROMA: Substitute 1 cup thinly sliced zucchini and 1 garlic clove, minced for green pepper.
FOR GOLDEN OATS LORRAINE: Add 2 crisply cooked bacon slices, crumbled.
FOR GOLDEN OATS PROVENCAL: Add 1 medium sized tomato, chopped.
FOR GOLDEN OATS WITH HERBS: ADD 2 Tablespoons parsley flakes, 1/2 teaspoon oregano leaves, 1/2 teaspoon basil leaves.
The Quaker Oats..Wholegrain Cookbook
Other messages in this thread:
- 676. RECIPE: Golden Oats Medley (instead of rice, noodles or grains.) - Olga_D_Ont - 8:43pm on 02/02/06 (15)
- Olga, Thanks for posting. This looks good. nt [NT] - Misplaced in AZ - 11:20pm on 02/02/06
- My goodness, I remember "Golden Oats"!! Many years ago I had a cookbook from some cereal company >> - aajay - 3:45am on 02/03/06
- What a great way to get more fiber into our meals! Thanks for posting. [NT] - Anna_X - 7:17am on 02/03/06
- Can't wait to try this! You say I can use any oat. Does that include Irish steel cut oats?..(more) - kpinky - 12:35pm on 02/03/06
- Wow, great kpinky! I usually don't like the texture of the coarser oatmeal, but... - DawnNYS - 9:22pm on 02/03/06
- Hi kpinky - I don't think you would get a good result using Irish steel cut oats - LisainLA - 8:34am on 02/04/06
- Thanks...that's what I wanted to know. Pinky (nt) [NT] - kpinky - 4:41pm on 02/04/06
- Pinky, does this fill you up? (m) - Michael in Tampa - 2:37am on 02/05/06
- Type of oats Quaker recommends to use is either Old Fashioned, Quick or One Minute. [NT] - Olga_D_Ont - 11:07pm on 02/08/06
- This looks good. Can't wait to try it. [NT] - carol_in_iowa - 3:15pm on 02/03/06
- Why didn't we think of this?! This is perfect for diabetics that now watch their useless carbs. thx [NT] - Marg CDN - 7:49pm on 02/03/06
- Ok, I Hate oatmeal!!! This, however, is fabulous!! - Michael in Tampa - 2:29am on 02/05/06
- How did you make it Michael?? - Marg CDN - 8:03pm on 02/05/06
- Used green pepper, onion and beef broth. We could start - Michael in Tampa - 2:36am on 02/06/06
- Good idea. Let's do that. Probably better in the Tried and True section as we'll never find them - Marg CDN - 4:53pm on 02/06/06