Whole-Grain Breakfast Porridge, Slow Cooker

Annacia *

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@Annacia

Use your slow cooker to make comforting, healthy breakfast. Originally from Food Network.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1/2 c
red or wild rice
1/2 c
steel-cut oats
1/4 c
pearl barley or farro
1/2 c
farina or wheat cereal
1/2
inch piece orange peel
1
cinnamon stick
1-2 Tbsp
packed dark or light brown sugar
1/4 tsp
packed dark or light brown sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 c
dried fruit ( cranberries, cherries, raisins and/or chopped apricots)
chopped nuts, maple syrup and/or milk, for serving (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Up to 8 hours before serving, put the rice, oats, barley and farina in a 6-to-10-cup slow cooker. Stir in the orange peel, cinnamon stick, sugar, salt and 5 cups water. Add the dried fruit.
2
Put the lid on the cooker, set the timer for breakfast is at the desired time.
3
Serve the warm porridge with nuts, syrup and/or milk, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy