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Spiced carrot and apricot overnight oats recipe

Spiced carrot and apricot overnight oats recipe

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Low-fuss, budget-friendly and healthy, these spiced carrot and apricot overnight oats are full of warm autumnal flavours, making for a breakfast to get your day started right. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins plus overnight soaking
  • 482 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 150g rolled porridge oats
  • 120g dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 75g 4-seed mix
  • 1 tsp mixed spice, plus a pinch (optional)
  • 250g natural yogurt
  • 2 tsp clear honey, to taste
  • 300ml semi-skimmed milk, or unsweetened almond milk-alternative
  • 3 tbsp orange juice or apple juice (not from concentrate)
  • 1 carrot (about 100g), scrubbed and coarsely grated
  • 1 apple, coarsely grated
  • 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 25g pistachio kernels, toasted (optional)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    20g 29%
  • Saturates

    5g 24%
  • Sugars

    24g 27%
  • Salt

    0.3g 4%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 56.5g Protein 17.3g Fibre 8.4g


  1. Put the oats in a large, non- metallic mixing bowl or container. Add half the apricots, 50g seed mix and the mixed spice.

  2. Combine the yogurt, honey and milk in a large jug. Pour it over the oat mixture and mix well. Stir in the fruit juice, then cover and chill for at least 1 hr or overnight.

  3. Just before serving, stir in the carrot and apple. Spoon into bowls and top with the peanut butter, remaining apricots and seed mix, and pistachios (if using). Add an extra pinch of mixed spice, if you like.

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