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Unlike quick-cooking oats, old-fashioned oatmeal has time to turn extra-creamy and luscious with just a few minutes more of cooking time. With a bit of milk and the toppings of your choice, old-fashioned oats can be your go-to morning staple for filling, healthy breakfasts.

Erin Alderson
Source: EatingWell.com, December 2018

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stovetop: Combine water (or milk) and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in oats and reduce heat to medium; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes.

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  • Microwave: Combine water (or milk), salt and oats in a 2-cup microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on High for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes. Stir before serving.

  • Top with milk, sweetener, cinnamon, dried fruits or nuts, if desired.

Tips

Tip: People with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity should use oats that are labeled "gluten-free," as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

150 calories; protein 5g; carbohydrates 27g; dietary fiber 4g; sugars 1g; fat 3g; saturated fat 0.5g; folate 19.5mcg; calcium 27.2mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 42.4mg; potassium 152.4mg; sodium 152.4mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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Rating: 5 stars
06/04/2020
so perfect!!! Read More