How to Make Oatmeal

Looking for a basic oatmeal recipe that can be made in less than 10 minutes? Try this super simple stovetop oatmeal recipe made with rolled oats!

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 5 minutesTotal: 10 minutes
Fat 6 Carbs 28 Protein 6
Yield 2 1x


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cups milk (any kind)
  • optional add-ins: 1 medium mashed banana, 1/4 cup chopped pecans, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, and 1 tablespoon maple syrup.


  1. Place 1 cup rolled oats and 2 cups liquid into a medium pot.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat while continuously stirring.
  3. Then, reduce heat to low and continue to stir for around 3-5 minutes, or until oats have thickened.

Tips & Notes

  • Nutrition information is without add-ins and uses unsweetened plain almond milk.
  • Storage: store in an airtight glass container in the refrigerator for up to 3-5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Calories: 180 Sugar: 1 Fat: 6 Carbohydrates: 28 Fiber: 5 Protein: 6
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: BreakfastMethod: Stove-TopCuisine: American

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