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Banana Oatmeal

Banana Oatmeal
  • Meal


  • Cusine



1 cup milk

1/2 cup water

1 cup Old Fashioned oats

1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk

1 overripe mashed banana

1-3 Tbsp packed light-brown sugar*

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp salt

1/4 tsp vanilla

1 Tbsp butter or 2 Tbsp cream

2 Tbsp chopped pecans


Bring water and milk just to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to medium low and stir in oats, buttermilk, mashed banana, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Cook 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove oatmeal from heat, stir in vanilla and optional butter or cream. Cover with a lid and let rest 3 minutes. Serve warm topped with optional chopped pecans.

In a very large microwave safe bowl, combine oats, milk, buttermilk, water, mashed banana, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Microwave on high for 3 1/2 minutes. Allow to rest in the microwave for 2 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir in vanilla, optional cream or butter and optional pecans. Serve warm. .