1/4 cup steel-cut oats dash of salt 1 frozen meatless or turkey sausage patty with 80 calories or less (like the kind by MorningStar Farms or Jimmy Dean) 1/2 cup frozen peas 2 tbsp bagged sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil), chopped 1 tsp grated Parmesan cheese optional seasonings: salt, fresh chopped basil
1. In a medium-small pot, bring 1 1/4 cups of water to a boil.
2. Add oats and salt, and return to boil.
3. Reduce to a low simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes, or until thickened.
4. Meanwhile, prepare sausage in a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray or on a microwave-safe plate in the microwave. Refer to package for cook time instructions.
5. Add peas and chopped sun-dried tomatoes to the pot. Cook and stir until hot, about two minutes.
6. Transfer oatmeal to a medium bowl.
7. Chop or crumble sausage, and stir into oatmeal. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and season with salt or fresh basil.
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