Quick Oatmeal Egg Pancake
Got this idea off of the MyFoodDiary.com forums. High in protein and fiber. A nourishing, filling breakfast for one that is quick. I'd like to try it some time with regular oats instead of instant ones (maybe quick cooking) and see how that comes out.
- Ready In:
- 1 (1 1/2 ounce) packet instant plain oatmeal
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon water, approximately
- vegetable oil cooking spray
- Spray a small skillet with vegetable oil and put it on the stove top at medium-high to heat.
- Scramble egg with a fork in a cereal bowl.
- Open instant oatmeal packet and add it to the egg, mixing it in .
- Add enough water to make the consistency right for pancake batter, about 1 tbsp more or less.
- Pour into the skillet to form one large pancake. Turn heat down to medium. When edges begin to look dry and bubbles start to form on the top, flip with a spatula (about 2 minutes?). Cook on the other side for one to two minutes until done.
- Serve with condiments such as butter and maple syrup, or spread with peanut butter or yogurt and top with fresh fruit.
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My girls just made these. We used flavored oatmeal packets, and they loved them! After the girls were done, I had one egg left. So I put 3 pkts of oatmeal with the one egg, a little baking powder (maybe 1/8 tsp) and enough water to make the "batter". My sons loved them this way too. If your low on eggs and still want to give these a go, try it this way.