Oat bran hot cereal: Servings - cold water* - oat bran cereal - salt (optional). 1 - 1 cup - 1/4 cup - 1/8 tsp. 2 - 2 cups - 1/2 cup - 1/4 tsp. 4 - 4 cups - 1 cup - 1/2 tsp. Range top directions: 1. Place water, salt and oat bran cereal in a saucepan. 2. Bring to a boil over high heat. 3. Reduce heat; cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally. * For thicker cereal, use less water; for thinner cereal use more water. Microwave directions (use for single servings only): 1. Place water, salt and oat bran cereal in an oversized bowl. 2. Microwave 1-2 minutes. 3. Stir and microwave an additional 1-2 minutes, watching closely (cereal will expand during cooking).
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