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Cranberry Oatmeal

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups water
  • 6 ounces fresh cranberries (roughly 1 2/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Topping (optional)

  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan bring to a boil over medium heat 1/2 cup water, cranberries, sugars, cinnamon and ginger.
  2. Cook, stirring occasionally until mixture thickens slightly and cranberries become tender and burst, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Stir in remaining 1 1/2 cups water, rolled oats, vanilla extra and salt.
  4. Return to a boil over medium heat and cook, stirring occasionally for about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Cover and remove from heat. Let sit for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Serve warm or place in oven safe ramekins and sprinkle with brown sugar. Place under the broiler for 2-3 minutes until topping is caramelized.
  7. Top with chopped nuts.