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SmartBran™ Mediterranean Salad Toss

Created by Lorna Sass
Found in: Lunch, Dinner, Spring, Summer, Dairy free, Vegan

Serves: 
1 cup

Use these crisp, zesty, nutritious nuggets instead of croutons to add lots of fiber and great taste to your green salads.

Ingredients: 

* 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
* 1/2 tsp. Ground Thyme
* 1/2 tsp. Ground Oregano
* 1/2 tsp. Ground Rosemary
* 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
* 1/4 tsp. Salt
* 1 cup SmartBran™ cereal

Directions: 

1. Preheat the oven to 325F. Line a sheet pan or lipped cookie sheet with aluminum foil.
2. In a small bowl, blend oil, thyme, oregano, rosemary, garlic, powder, and salt. Place cereal in a bowl. Drizzle seasoned oil over the cereal and toss to coat.
3. Pat into a single layer on the sheet pan and bake in center of oven for 3 minutes. Stir. Continue baking until aromatic, 2 to 3 minutes more. (Take care not to burn.)
4. Transfer to a plate, and cool to room temperature. Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool place for up to 1 week.

Lorna Sass

Award-winning cookbook author of Whole Grains, Every Day, Every Way, Whole Grains for Busy People, and Short-Cut Vegan.