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Homemade Instant Oatmeal

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Recipe Information

Category: Breakfast
# of Servings: 8
Recipe Created By: Jorimaguire


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3 cups quick-cooking oats
1 tsp salt (optional)


Pulverize one cup of the oats in your blender until powdery.

In each of 8 plastic baggies, combine 2 Tbsp of the powdered oats, 1/4 cup unprocessed oats and 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional).

To serve, empty contents of one bag into a bowl. Add 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir and let stand for 2 minutes. For thicker oatmeal, use less water - for thinner oatmeal, use more water.


Consider adding some of these extras (per bag):

1 Tablespoon brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon white sugar

1 Tablespoon raisins

1 Tablespoon chocolate chips


Use safe add ins as needed.

Gluten: Gluten is a protein found in specific grains (wheat, spelt, kamut, barley, rye). Other grains are naturally gluten-free but may have cross-contact with gluten-containing grains. Look for certified gluten-free products if you need to avoid gluten. Find out more about wheat and gluten substitutions.

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