Stovetop Granola

October  2, 2015
4.3 Stars
Photo by James Ransom
Author Notes

This quick granola is full of earthy, nutty grains and seeds. This recipe makes enough for one, perfect for a fend-for-yourself weekday morning, but it can be multiplied easily—just make sure your pan is large enough to accommodate the ingredients in one (mostly) single layer.
Serve with plain, whole-milk yogurt and sliced seasonal fruit, or however you like your granola best. —Emily Horton

  • Serves 1
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup rye flakes
  • 1 tablespoon millet
  • 3 tablespoons walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon mace
In This Recipe
  1. In a wide skillet or saute pan set over medium-low heat, warm the oil with the honey just until it melts.
  2. Add the oats, rye, and millet, stir to coat, and toss, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. If you prefer a more caramelized mix, turn up the heat, but watch closely to ensure the grains don't burn.
  3. Add the walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and salt and toast for an additional 3 to 4 minutes. Add the mace toast one minute more.
  4. Transfer the mix to a large plate to cool, about 10 minutes. Serve.

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Emily Horton is a Seattle-based freelance writer.

1 Review

Nathalie D. October 21, 2015
Thank you so much for this idea! How long do you think the granola would keep in a sealed airtight jar?