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Quick Multi-Grain Cereal (5-Minute Microwave Method for 1)

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 main-dish serving
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Low-fat (1-percent) milk, optional

2 tablespoons quick-cooking barley

2 tablespoons bulgur

2 tablespoons old-fashioned oats

2 tablespoons raisins

Pinch ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon chopped walnuts or pecans


  1. In a microwave-safe 1-quart bowl, combine the barley, bulgur, oats and 2/3 cup water. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Stir in the raisins and cinnamon, and microwave 3 minutes longer. Stir, and then top with the walnuts. Serve the cereal with milk, if you like.