Master Oatmeal recipe
3 cups old fashioned oatmeal
3 cups skim milk
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
Combine the oatmeal, milk, and 4 cups water in a large deep saucepan and bring to a boil over medium- high heat.
When it boils turn heat to low.
Stir in brown sugar and saltr and cook at a low simmer for 15-20 minutes or until very thick and creamy.
Stir often to prevent the bottom from scorching.
Serve with additional milk or cool and refrigerate to reheat later in the week.
Banana Nut: Sub 1/2 cup honey for the brown sugar and add 2 chopped bananas and 3/4 cup toasted chopped nuts. Add banana when honey is added and add nuts just before serving.
Apple cinnamon: Add 2 peeled, cored, and chooped apples and 2 tsp cinnamon when sugar is added.
Pairs Well With
From Rachel Ray's book Yum-o (modified)