Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins
Goes great with Morning Orange Drink.
- 1 cup water
- 3⁄4 cup orange juice
- 1⁄8 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1⁄4 teaspoon orange zest
- 1 -2 tablespoon brown sugar
- In a saucepan, bring the water, orange juice and salt to a boil.
- Stir in oats and cook for 1 minute or until oatmeal reaches desired consistency.
- Stir in orange peel.
- Serve with brown sugar.
I love making oatmeal LOTS of different ways, and I have really loved this recent discovery of orange oatmeal. In fact, I've already had it three times in the last week! ****BUT, I MODIFIED THE RECIPE a bit...so here's how I made it:**** Boil 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup OJ, and a sprinkle of salt. Add 1/2 cup whole grain oats (I always use whole grain oats), some raisins, a sprinkle of cinnamon, AND a few drops of imitation maple flavor (this makes it extra yummy!). Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for about 5 minutes. Then after putting in a bowl I add about a half an apple diced up, maybe srinkle some ground flaxseed on there, and a small spoonful of brown sugar or honey. Oh my goodness, it's delicious!!! Not to mention hearty and healthy!
I, personally, didn't like the flavor of this oatmeal too well. It kind of reminded me of really strong Kool-Aid or an orange popsicle. I was hoping that it would be a milder orange flavor. After eating about half of it, I decided to add some milk and vanilla. That helped a little; but I just don't think this is what I was looking for. Thanks anyway!
I used sliced kumquats instead of the zest and it was delicious!