Purple Sweet Potato Pie Oatmeal
Give your morning oatmeal a purple power boost by adding cooked Stokes Purple® sweet potatoes. Besides who wouldn’t want pie for breakfast?
1 cup milk of your choice or water
1/2 cup cooked, peeled, and mashed Stokes Purple® sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons maple syrup, with more for drizzling
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1 to 2 tablespoons brown sugar, to taste
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Tiny pinch of salt
Toasted chopped pecans, to your liking
In blender container, blend together milk, mashed Stokes Purple sweet potatoes, and maple syrup. Pour mixture into saucepan. Over medium heat, bring mixture to simmer–do not boil. Add oats, stirring frequently, and cook until mixture is at your preferred consistency and oats are tender. Stir in vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, and salt. Pour into bowl, sprinkle with pecans, and drizzle maple syrup on top.
Make overnight oats: In blender container, blend together milk, mashed Stokes Purple sweet potatoes, and maple syrup until smooth. Pour mixture into bowl or jar. Mix in oats, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar, and salt. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve cold, or heat in microwave 1-2 minutes, topped with pecans and maple syrup.