Oatmeal Master Recipe With Variations

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the oatmeal, milk, and 4 cups water in a large, deep saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. When it boils, quickly turn the heat down to very low.
  • Stir in brown sugar, dried fruits, and salt and cook at a low simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until very thick and creamy. Stir often to prevent bottom of pan from burning.
  • Serve with additional milk, or cool and chill to reheat later in the week.
  • Variations:.
  • Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal:.
  • Swap 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and chopped for the dried fruit Add 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, plus more for serving.
  • Banana Nut Oatmeal:.
  • Swap 1/2 cup pure maple syrup for the brown sugar and 2 bananas, chopped, for the dried fruit.
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