Muesli

Muesli | ChopChop

Description

Muesli is a traditional Swiss breakfast of milk-soaked oats and fruit. There’s a fresh-tasting chewiness when you make oats like this, and they’re a nice change of pace from cooked oatmeal, especially when the weather’s warm.

Hands-on time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 2 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

Measuring cup
Box grater
2 cereal bowls

Ingredients

2 cups
low-fat or whole milk
1 cup
old-fashioned rolled oats
1  
apple (scrubbed or peeled and grated on the large holes of a box grater)

Instructions

Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your kitchen gear and ingredients and put them on a clean counter.

  1. Divide the oats between the 2 bowls. Pour half the milk over the oats in each a bowl, and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Divide the shredded apple between the 2 bowls, stir, add any of the optional toppings and eat right away.

Notes

Top this

Raisins, dates, or dried cherries or cranberries
Walnuts, pecans, or almonds
Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, or flax seeds
Fresh fruit such as blueberries, raspberries, or sliced strawberries