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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

One serving (prepared with 1 tablespoon brown sugar) equals 222 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit.

Reviews for Orange Oatmeal

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2015

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

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."

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

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

Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

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

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!!)"

Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

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

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2010

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

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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