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Microwave Oatmeal

Microwave Oatmeal Recipe

How to make oatmeal in the microwave in 2 minutes using whole rolled oats! My favorite healthy breakfast recipe!

  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x




1.  In a microwave safe cereal bowl, place all the ingredients together and stir.

2. Place uncovered in the microwave for two minutes on high.

3. 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.


For steel cut oats, Combine ½ cup steel-cut oats, 2 cups water, and a pinch of kosher salt in a large bowl. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Stir, cover again, and microwave for another 5 minutes.

For quick oats, Combine ½ cup quick oats, ½ cup water, and a pinch of kosher salt. Microwave on high for 90 seconds

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 150
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

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