Old Fashioned Oatmeal

breakfast bowl with berries on top

One of the most heart-healthy breakfasts you can have, oatmeal is most delicious when served with fruit and nuts. Check out the recipe tip on making this meal in 3 minutes.


  • 4 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups oats old-fashioned, rolled


In a medium saucepan, bring water and walt to a boil. Add oats and stir briefly. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed. Add your favorite fruits and nuts for a fiber filled breakfast. 

Total time30 min
Prep5 min
Cook25 min
Yield4 Servings

Nutritional data

Serving Size: 1 cup

Total Carbs27g
Dietary Fiber4g

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Make this recipe in under 3 minutes by placing all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl and microwaving on high for 3 minutes.