Oatmeal-Savory and Comforting

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

I saved this recipe a long while ago but have not tried it so I am adding it here for future use. The use of grains peak my interest. Serving size is just a guess. Optional: Add 1/4 cup chopped cooked chicken in last 2 minutes of cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a pot bring the oatmeal, broth, olive oil, salt and pepper to a boil, reduce to simmer and stir regularly.
  2. Add curry at this point if using, or add herbs to last minute of cooking.
  3. Total cooking time is usually 5 minutes.
  4. Serve warm.
  5. Refrigerate left overs.
  6. Form into patties, cooking on medium heat in a non-stick pan, or with a touch of olive oil spray, turning once for 3 minutes total cooking time to warm through.
  7. Serve with any meal as a side.


Most Helpful

Mmmm, this is such a great take on the classic sweet oatmeal! The dish is creamy, filling and super tasty! I opted for the curry version and found it to be very yummy! I could imagine this to go great with veggies of all sorts and will try it instead of rice the next time Im making something Indian! THANKS for sharing this great idea with us, Lorrie! Cant wait to try the herb version! Made and reviewed for Everyday Is A Holiday Tag Game Octobre 09.

Lalaloula October 10, 2009

Not bad. I was looking for a substitute for rice last night so I thought I would try this. I only wanted a small serving, so I followed the proportions on the box for 1 serving which was 1/2 cup of oats to 1 cup of water but I subed chicken boulion for the water. I also added some thinly sliced celery and bok choy to the water. It was quick, easy, and flavorful. In the morning I took the small amount that was left, heated it in a frying pan and scrambled a couple of eggs into it. That was pretty good too.

Jodi Consoli May 15, 2009

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