A Savory Oatmeal Dish You Need to Try Now!

Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked EggSavory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked EggBy Merritt Watts

Nothing warms up a chilly morning like a big, hearty bowl of oatmeal. I've been known to try out some creative oatmeal toppings in my time, but this healthy breakfast selection takes oatmeal in an entirely new direction-savory. Scallions, cheddar cheese, and an egg make it a crossover hit that'll be popular with oatmeal-lovers and omelet-addicts alike.

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Savory Oatmeal and Soft-Cooked Egg

Serves 1

1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
Coarse salt and ground pepper
Nonstick cooking spray
1 large egg
2 tablespoons shredded sharp cheddar
1 tablespoon thinly sliced scallion greens

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1) In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup water to a boil.

2) Add oats and pinch of salt; stir, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes.

3) Meanwhile, heat a small nonstick pan over medium.

4) Coat lightly with cooking spray. Add egg and cook until white is set and yolk is still runny, about 3 minutes. Season egg to taste with salt and pepper.

5) Serve oatmeal in a bowl topped with cheese, egg, and scallion greens.


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