Quaker Oatmeal Cooking Instructions

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Quaker Oatmeal Cooking Instructions
Enjoy a healthy breakfast of Quaker Oatmeal. (oatmeal with brown sugar and blueberries image by David Smith from Fotolia.com)

Quaker oatmeal makes for a healthy breakfast with heart healthy benefits. Oatmeal contains fibre and whole grains, which help keep you fuller longer. It is also a cholesterol-free food low in fat and sugar and contains no cholesterol. Cooking oatmeal is easy and takes only a few short minutes to have a warm, healthy breakfast to begin the day.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • 1/2 cup Quaker Oatmeal (Quick or Old-Fashioned Oats)
  • 1 cup water or milk
  • Dash of salt (optional)
  • Saucepan
  • Fruit (optional)
  • Cinnamon or sugar (optional)

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Add water, milk or salt to a saucepan and heat hob to medium-high. Cook until boiling.

  2. 2

    Add oats and cook over medium heat for about five minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. 3

    For creamier oats, combine water (or milk), salt and oats in a saucepan and then heat water to boiling. Cook over medium heat for five minutes, stirring occasionally.

  1. 1

    Boil water (or milk) and salt in saucepan over medium high heat until it boils.

  2. 2

    Add in quick oats and cook for one minute over medium heat.

  3. 3

    For creamier oats, combine water (or milk), oats, and salt and heat to a boil over medium high heat. Cook for one minute, stirring occasionally.

  1. 1

    In a microwaveable bowl, combine oats, water (or milk), and salt.

  2. 2

    Heat in microwave for 2 1/2 - 3 minutes on high.

  3. 3

    Remove from microwave and stir before serving

  1. 1

    In a medium microwaveable bowl, combine oats, water (or milk), and salt.

  2. 2

    Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.

  3. 3

    Remove from microwave and stir before serving.

Tips and warnings

  • Add fresh or frozen fruit, sugar, or cinnamon to the oatmeal to add flavour.
  • When heating in the microwave, watch your oatmeal while it is heating. The oatmeal can boil over the bowl. If it begins to do this, just open the door and stir the oatmeal during the cooking process.

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