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Banana Sweetened Granola

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  Bulgur wheat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Cracked Wheat)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mashed ripe banana 1 Cup (16 tbs) (About 2 Medium-Size)
  Nonfat milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Tablespoon
  Regular rolled oats 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Bran cereal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sweetened flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Dry)
  Blanched almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Toasted wheat germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sunflower seed 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sesame seed 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

In a small bowl, mix together bulgur and boiling water; set aside until most of the liquid is absorbed, about 1 hour.
In a large bowl, beat banana with milk, oil, and vanilla until well mixed.
Add oats, bran cereal, coconut, almonds, wheat germ, sunflower seed, sesame seed, and bulgur with liquid.
Evenly divide cereal mixture between 2 baking pans, each 10 by 15 inches; spread in an even layer.
Bake in a 300° oven until mixture is crisp and golden, about 1 1/2 hours; stir every 20 minutes.
Let cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5596 Calories from Fat 2035

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 237 g364.5%

Saturated Fat 41.3 g206.4%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 2.3 mg0.8%

Sodium 986.8 mg41.1%

Total Carbohydrates 700 g233.4%

Dietary Fiber 139.4 g557.5%

Sugars 84.3 g

Protein 186 g371.6%

Vitamin A 45.6% Vitamin C 3.4%

Calcium 106.1% Iron 395.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Banana Sweetened Granola Recipe