Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 12 mins

Adding the banana as the oatmeal cooks gives this healthy breakfast treat a delicious creamy texture. I like my oatmeal thick. If you want it a bit soupier just add more water.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the water, banana, salt and cinnamon in a large saucepan. Beat with a whisk until combined.
  2. Turn the heat on high and bring to the boil. Add the oats and turn the heat to medium - keeping at a fast simmer.
  3. Cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and cook an additional minute.