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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 168.3
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 782.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Savory Oatmeal

Submitted by: SO__DELICIOUS

Introduction

This creamy coconut milk infused oatmeal is PERFECT. I felt like I could conquer the world after this breakfast. This creamy coconut milk infused oatmeal is PERFECT. I felt like I could conquer the world after this breakfast.
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    1 1/2 c coconut milk
    1 1/2 c water
    sea salt to taste
    1/2 c rolled oats
    1/2 c steel-cut oats

Directions

Add milk, water, and salt to a pan. Add both kinds of oats. Bring to a boil and then simmer for approximately 20 minutes or until you have the porridge consistency you like.

The rolled oats will get creamy, while the steel-cut oats will have a luscious pop to them. Add more water if it gets too gloppy any time along the way. Spoon into a bowl.

Now the fun starts! Lean it savory instead of sweet by adding a sliced hard-boiled egg or a fried egg or a poached egg if you’re feeling fancy; chopped pickles, pickled chard stems, or pickled carrots; a sliced avocado; a dab or two of Sriracha hot sauce; salt (if needed) and pepper or, once again if you’re getting fancy, a sprinkling of cumin would be nice; sauté some garlic (1-2 cloves thinly sliced) in some olive oil, add a bunch of chopped Swiss chard or kale greens and continue sautéing until they wilt (add salt and pepper to them as well, as needed).

If you have leftover base porridge, store in an airtight container in the fridge and reheat with a little added water or milk the next day for more savory experimentation.

Serving Size: 3 bowls of porridge






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  • 9 of 11 people found this review helpful
    creamy coconut milk-infused oatmeal for breakfast sounds dreamy. turning it into a risotto with mushrooms and chives might well be culinary triumph, but when you're being sold 'breakfast' yet shown a picture of the undersea nightmare above, it's a little shocking. - 2/16/14

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  • 6 of 10 people found this review helpful
    That picture looks horrible! - 2/16/14

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  • 5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Definitely doesn't look like any oatmeal I've ever seen! - 2/16/14

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Sorry, this recipe is not appealing whatsoever! The sodium count is way too high and adding runny eggs made me shiver. Yuck! - 2/18/14

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Love the idea of this recipe and it possible variations; it's either a breakfast... or a balanced meal for later in the day. Seems quick, versatile... and also economical.
    Would like to see a photo of it as plain oatmeal... side by side with the dish as it appears. - 2/18/14

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  • 3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    The picture looks so unappealing. yuck. - 2/18/14

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Glad to see that I'm not the only one who didn't understand the picture in relation to the recipe. - 2/16/14

    Reply from SO__DELICIOUS (2/18/14)
    I know it might seem confusing, but the photo IS correct. The recipe and photo came from a blogger, who mentioned adding toppings in the instructions above.


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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The picture certainly grabbed my attention! Never saw oatmeal like that before, so HAD to check out the recipe after seeing that picture. The recipe sounds wonderful and I plan to give it a try, but raisins and apples are more my speed. Thank you for sharing the recipe. - 2/16/14

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  • I must be weird for thinking this is absolutely delicious. It's an all-in-one oatmeal. You can mix and match toppings, of course. One day you might want it sweet. I add coconut sugar, bananas, and strawberries. On my savoury morning, I'll follow the recipe verbatim. Thank you soooooo much! - 5/17/14

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  • Gross looking. I think I'll continue to take my oatmeal with PB2 and Blueberries or Bananas. - 5/17/14

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  • I think it sounds great! I'll try it next week after I finish my weekly batch of slow cooker whole oats.
    We use quinoa for sweet or savoury, we use rice for sweet or savoury. In Argentina oatmeal is used to thicken soups, not as breakfast, so why is everyone so upset with this recipe? lol - 4/14/14

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  • I love savory oatmeal. I make mine with cottage cheese (lots of protein), ground flax seed, and almonds and lots of hot sauce. Warms me through and through and keeps me satisfied for hours. - 4/11/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The recipe without the toppings sound great...but onions and mushrooms on oatmeal? I don't know... I think I would try it plain though! - 4/11/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    what is this picture? - 4/11/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    GROSS!!!!! - 4/11/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    the picture looks like it is anything but oatmeal, it shows onions, lettuce and what looks like oysters - 4/11/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My first thought was "Oh my, they have used the wrong picture for this recipe........then I read on. Sounds interesting but I think I will stick with my cinnamon, blueberries, and walnuts. To each his own I guess. - 4/11/14

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  • I actually make plain oatmeal (the 5-minute kind) and top it with an egg fried in a nonstick pan, then sprinkle a touch of salt and pepper on it. No need for sweetening, and it is very hearty and filling. I don't even make the entire serving of oatmeal, just 1/3 c. of dry. - 4/11/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will agree with everybody else: the ingredients sound delicious, but the picture alone is enough to turn anybody off food for a long time. With coconut milk, I would picture pineapple, cherries, etc. Then, it would be lovely!! - 4/11/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    interesting - 2/16/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I LOVE oatmeal and will try this, but not with all of the toppings. I love it with fresh fruit and maybe a little brown sugar. - 2/16/14

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm not sure what the picture is all about. Plain oatmeal with some kind of fruit in it is more my speed. I'm confused?? - 2/16/14

    Reply from SO__DELICIOUS (2/18/14)
    I know it might seem confusing, but the photo IS correct. The recipe and photo came from a blogger, who mentioned adding toppings in the instructions above.


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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is oatmeal?! lol - 2/16/14

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    need to cut back on the sodium....a little too high ...otherwise it would be a really good change for breakfast!

    - 2/16/14

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds YUMMY! - 1/9/14

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