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Orange Oatmeal Recipe

Orange Oatmeal Recipe

I like to make this for breakfast because it’s quick yet out of the ordinary. The orange flavor adds a little something extra to a weekday breakfast.—Bernice Haack, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons brown sugar


  • 1. In a small saucepan, bring the water, orange juice and salt to a boil. Stir in oats and cook for 1 minute or until oatmeal reaches desired consistency. Stir in orange peel. Serve with brown sugar. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 222 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit.

Reviews for Orange Oatmeal

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mttbr716 User ID: 3009697 216675
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2015

"We really enjoyed this recipe. We added pecans and cranberries."

Orbs User ID: 7287623 57427
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"I am always looking for nutritious breakfast recipes that I can take to work. I made this the night before; divided it between two ramekins; and refrigerated it overnight. I warmed it up at work the next morning and it was delicious. Thank you, Bernice."

NicoleSmay User ID: 4071424 146339
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

"Very easy and quick to make. It was a nice change to the everyday oatmeal."

rae_259 User ID: 3078797 57967
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"instead of orange juice, i just cut an orange and mix it in, really good."

monteverdemama User ID: 6773863 110831
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2012

"This was fast, easy and unique. will add this to the breakfast line-up! (need to double the recipe, both my young child and I wanted more!!)"

KatrinaTmt User ID: 5435377 57966
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

"The orange flavor was unusual. I also found it to be too acidic."

smagal User ID: 5715837 61220
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2010

"It is so easy and adds some good variety to my breakfast."

sjeter77 User ID: 5411221 61219
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2010

"This was so yummy! I squeezed the orange juice fresh and I just could not get enough of this. The brown sugar mixed withthe orange flavor was dynamite."

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