Tasty Oatmeal the Microwave Way!

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by Impera_Magna

This is NOT boring oatmeal! I've hooked many a "I don't care for oatmeal" folks w/ this one! Other than the basics (water, oats, & salt), the ingredients are optional and may be varied to suit individual tastes.

Top Review by DianaEatingRichly

Really good and easy. We used freeze dried cherries which worked great and tasted amazing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine ingredients in microwave safe dish/pot. Nuke 2 mins 20 sec. Stir. If still "water-y," nuke 10-15 seconds.
  2. ***Note #1: I often use whatever fresh fruit I have on hand -- chopped apples, cut up bananas, fresh peaches, etc.
  3. ***Note #2: I also like to use dried fruit such as raisins, cherries, blueberries, etc. When using dried fruit, I like to nuke the fruit in enough water to cover for appx 2 mins, depending on the size of the fruit and it's estimated moisture content.
  4. ***Note #3: After nuking dried fruit, do not drain if there is any water left. Add the other ingredients to the pot and go from there.
  5. ***Note #4: Other than the water and oats, I don't actually measure the other stuff, just adding a handful of this and some of that.

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