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Microwave Zucchini Oatmeal

Prep Time:

5 min

Cook Time:

5 min

Total Time:

10 min



Looking for a new way to enjoy oats? Try this recipe for Microwave Zucchini Oatmeal. This savory recipe pairs well with breakfast and brunch and only takes 3 minutes to make in the microwave. This veggie-filled bowl of oatmeal is a unique option you can enjoy year-round.


How to make it

  • 1

    Place oats and salt, if desired, in microwave-safe bowl (at least 4-cup capacity).

  • 2

    Add egg white or whole egg to oats. Stir to combine (no specks of yolk should show if using whole egg). Stir in zucchini. Add milk; stir until all ingredients are well combined.

  • 3

    For quick oats, microwave on HIGH, uncovered, 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until egg is fully cooked and oats are desired consistency.

  • 4

    For old fashioned oats, microwave on HIGH, uncovered, 2 minutes. Stir oats, microwave about 1 minute longer in 30 second intervals, stirring after each interval until egg and oats are cooked.

  • 5

    Let stand 1 to 2 minutes before stirring in other ingredients if thicker consistency is desired.

Tips & Tricks

  • Serving Tip: Top with Greek-style yogurt, fresh fruit, berries or nuts, as desired.

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