Microwave oatmeal that doesn’t turn out all mushy is a real thing….you just need to use whole rolled oats instead of that nasty prepackaged stuff! If you hate having to boil water on the stove to make your favorite old fashioned oatmeal, then read on to learn how to cook rolled oats in just 2 minutes using the microwave!
I make oatmeal for my kids at least twice a week and since morning time is not knows for being calm and peaceful around here, speed is of the essence. No time to waste standing over the stove waiting for water to boil and a big “no thank you” to the artificial flavorings and the ton of sugar they add to the packages of instant oatmeal. And don’t even get me started with the texture of instant oatmeal….or even quick oats for that matter. I’m a bit of an oatmeal snob and perfectly ok with that 🙂
How to make oatmeal in the microwave in 2 minutes using whole rolled oats! My favorite healthy breakfast recipe!
- 1/2 C whole rolled oats
- 1/2 C water
- pinch of salt
1. In a microwave safe cereal bowl, place all the ingredients together and stir. Place uncovered in the microwave for two minutes on high. Add milk and your favorite toppings to serve. Some of our favorites are apples, raisins, craisins, almonds, dried cherries, brown sugar, honey, agave, maple syrup, pecans and cinnamon.