Crunchy seed & sour cherry granola

  • Vegetarian


500g jumbo rolled oats
50g oat bran
100g pumpkin seeds
90ml mild olive oil
150ml maple syrup
120g dried sour cherries
2 tbsp linseeds


1. Preheat the oven to 170°C, gas mark 3. Line a large baking tray with baking parchment. Stir together the jumbo oats, oat bran, pumpkin seeds, olive oil, maple syrup and a pinch of salt in a large bowl, tossing until evenly coated.

2. Spread the granola out on the lined tray and bake for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally to ensure the mixture browns evenly.

3. Stir in the dried cherries and linseeds and bake for a further 5 minutes until the granola is golden brown.

4. Allow the granola to cool completely — it will crisp up — then transfer to airtight jars or containers. Store in a cool, dark place for up to 2 weeks. Delicious served with fresh fruit such as figs, pomegranates or cherries and natural yogurt.

Cook's tip

You can vary the seeds and berries in this delicious granola - try sunflower seeds, dried blueberries or chopped nuts such as Brazil nuts or pecans.

Crunchy seed & sour cherry granola
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

Makes: 20 servings (900g)

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 867kJ
Fat 9.1g
Saturated Fat 1.4g
Carbohydrate 26.5g
Sugars 9.4g
Protein 4.7g
Salt 0.1g
Fibre 3.5g

Rich in fibre

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This recipe was first published in Wed Dec 23 15:41:00 GMT 2015.