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Savory Oatmeal

Switch up your morning bowl of oats with this savory oatmeal recipe made with cheese, tomatoes, and green onions. 

Prep time
15 minutes
Cook time
30 minutes
Total time
45 minutes
1/2 cup milk (nonfat or 1%)
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth (reduced-sodium)
1/2 cup oats (steel cut )
1/3 cup cheddar cheese (reduced-fat, shredded)
1/4 cup green onions (diced)
1/2 cup tomatoes (diced)
  1. Combine milk and broth in a medium saucepan over high heat. Heat until mixture starts to boil.
  2. Stir in oats and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed. Oats should be tender and cooked through.
  3. Stir in cheese and green onion. Top with tomatoes.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Meal Type: Breakfast
Category: 30 Minutes or Less
Food group: Grains
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Cuisine: Vegetarian