Sunday, February 8, 2009

Instant Oatmeal Packets

In a blender, pulse 1-1/2 cups oats until mixture is powdery. Measure into 10 packets (reusable ziploc-type sandwich bags) the following ingredients:

1/4 cup unpowdered oats
2 tablespoons powdered oats
3 pinches of salt
3/4 teaspoon sugar, opt.

Close the top securely. Attach directions below. Store in a cool, dry place.

Microwave Directions: Empty packet into microwaveable bowl. Add 2/3 cup water or milk. Microwave at HIGH about 1 minute. Stir. Serve with milk.

Stove Top Directions: Boil 2/3 cup water. Empty packet into pan. Cook and stir until thickened, about 1 minute. Pour milk over cereal just before serving.

(Source: "Food Storage Recipes - Using only the ingredients contained in the One-Month Basic Food Storage Kit", pg. 18)

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