Old Fashioned Oatmeal With Bananas and Raisins

READY IN: 13mins
PaulaG
Recipe by COOKGIRl

Comfort food at its best! A nutritious way to start your day. Make sure your oatmeal is fresh and good quality! My favorite restaurant to eat breakfast in town serves their oatmeal just like this.

Top Review by HeathersCookin

The cooking time is way too long - I don't like my oatmeal that mushy. Also, I never understood oatmeal recipes that use water... I always use milk - it's much creamier! Lastly, the milk, bananas, and raisins alone make a bowl of oatmeal plenty sweet - you really don't need the added sugar.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In small pot bring the water and salt to boil.
  2. Slowly stir in the *oatmeal, using a fork to break up any lumps. Once boiling has subsided, cover pan and cook on medium-low for 10-12 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heating element and let sit, covered, for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  4. Transfer oatmeal to serving bowl and top with the sliced bananas, raisins and brown sugar. Serve with milk or milk substitute on the side if you wish.
  5. *NOTE: for creamier consistency, add the oatmeal {{before}} bringing water to the boil.
  6. Yield: 1 large serving or 2 small servings.

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