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White bowl of savory oatmeal topped with feta cheese, avocado and tomatoes on a rustic surface
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Savory Breakfast Oatmeal

Quick and easy to make savory oatmeal alternative.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Savory Breakfast Oatmeal
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 330kcal


  • Small pot with a lid


  • 1 1/4 cup water, with a few pinches of salt added
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats, slightly rounded
  • 1 tsp olive oil, or butter or ghee
  • 1 tsp tamari, or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast


  • 1 Tbsp tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 ripe avocado, cubed
  • 1 Tbsp green onions, chopped (optional)


  • Bring 1 1/4 cups water to a boil with a few pinches of salt.
  • Pour in a rounded 1/2 cup rolled oats and stir, then bring back to a boil.
  • Watch it carefully and stir - you may need to turn your burner down a bit, to medium low, so it doesn't overflow.
  • Let the oats simmer, (gently rolling), and stir occasionally.
  • It should cook for about 6 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat, and put the pot lid on and let the oatmeal sit, covered, for about 1 - 2 minutes.
  • Stir the oats and add them to your bowl.
  • Add the olive oil, butter or ghee and mix in.
  • Stir in tamari or soy sauce and the nutritional yeast.
  • Taste to check if you want to add more of the seasonings.
  • Top your bowl with fresh chopped tomatoes, 1/4 of a ripe avocado cut in cubes, and crumbled feta cheese.
  • Optional topping: chopped green onions.


  • Feel free to adjust the seasonings if you'd like to add more oil, tamari, nutritional yeast and toppings.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 547mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 2mg