Hy-vee recipe: Lisa’s Granola

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All you need:

  • 6 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup raw, unsalted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 6 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

All you do:

Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a roasting pan or large baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine oats, almonds, walnuts and pepitas in a large bowl. Whisk maple syrup, oil, honey, cinnamon, vanilla and salt in a medium bowl until blended. Pour over the oat mixture and toss to coat. Spread the mixture in the prepared pan.

Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, until lightly and evenly browned and starting to dry out, 50 minutes to 1 hour. Let cool completely in the pan before serving or storing.

Per 1/2-cup serving: 267 calories; 16 g fat ( 2 g sat , 7 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrates; 8 g added sugars; 7 g protein; 4 g fiber; 60 mg sodium

 

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