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Old Fashioned Hot Cereal

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  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Pearl barley/Brown rice/bulgur/medium cracked wheat 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed
  Raisins/Chopped dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Spiced butter/Brown sugar/honey 1 Tablespoon
  Half and half/Light cream/whipping cream/milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a 2- to 3-quart pan, bring water to a boil over high heat.
Add grain; return to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until grain is tender to bite, about 40 minutes (about 15 minutes for bulgur).
About 10 minutes before grain is done, stir in raisins (if used).

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 955 Calories from Fat 242

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.3%

Saturated Fat 16.5 g82.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77 mg25.7%

Sodium 71.1 mg3%

Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.5%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.6%

Sugars 107 g

Protein 12 g23.9%

Vitamin A 16.1% Vitamin C 8.7%

Calcium 22.1% Iron 19.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Hot Cereal Recipe