Everyone is familiar with sweet oatmeal for breakfast. Oatmeal itself is a super filling way to start the day, and who doesn’t like a touch of sweet first thing in the morning? But if you’re more of a savoury start to your day kind of person, then have you ever heard of savoury oatmeal? Instead of brown sugar and raisin toppings, you swap in savoury items like fried eggs and bacon! If you’re curious, keep reading and maybe even try out one of these eight delicious savoury oatmeal recipes!
1. Bacon, Cheddar, And Egg
If you’re new to the world of savoury oatmeal or still unsure about trying it out, this recipe is the best place to start because it keeps things simple. It combines all the breakfast favourites from crispy bacon, cheesy cheddar, and a nice fried egg on top, to a bowl of hot oatmeal. It’s simple, yet flavourful and a delicious savoury oatmeal dish!
Get the recipe at Macheesmo
2. Roasted Squash And Soft Boiled Egg
If you want to try another recipe that is simple, yet still packing flavour, then this simple three ingredient recipe is just the one. Roasting the squash brings out the naturally sweet, nutty flavour of the squash even more, while creating a pleasing crispy outside. Add a boiled egg and you’ve got a complete dish!
Get the recipe at Yummy Beet
3. Eggs And Avocado
Avocado for breakfast is a popular choice thanks to its diverse range of available recipes: spread on toast, sliced with an egg, grilled, mashed, diced–the list goes on. But it’s also one of those super foods that is loaded with healthy fatty acids, so paired with an egg and served over hot oatmeal, and this entire recipe is packed with nutritional benefits! It also has all the flavour and energy you need to start your day!
Get the recipe at Very Breakfast
4. Tomato And Basil
This recipe can certainly be enjoyed as a savoury start to the day, but because of the combination of tomato and basil, it also makes a great option for lunch or even a quick and easy dinner! The ingredients are simple and straightforward additions, but that doesn’t mean this recipe is any less tasty than the rest!
Get the recipe at Everyday Allergen Free
5. Loaded Veggies And Cheddar
This recipe is quick, easy to put together, packs all the veggies you need in the morning, and with the cooked cheddar and oatmeal, it’s a cheesy and delicious breakfast option that might just become an easy favourite when it comes to savoury oatmeal.
Get the recipe at Healthy Nibbles And Bits
6. Portobello Mushroom
Portobello mushrooms are another food item that bring a lot of different options with them. They are popular as appetizers or chopped up in omelettes, but thanks to their meatier texture and earthy taste, they can go particularly well with savoury prepared oats. Add some cooked spinach or kale, a hardboiled egg, and this recipe has all your breakfast needs covered for the day!
Get the recipe at Reclaiming Yesterday
7. Soft Cooked Egg And Green Onion
Similar to our first savoury oatmeal recipe, this recipe is perfect if you are new to the world of savoury oatmeal or if you are just looking for a simple and quick recipe. Just add the green onions and cheddar to the oatmeal while it cooks, prepare your egg, and voila! Breakfast is served in no time!
Get the recipe at Eggs
8. Bacon And Beans Oatmeal
Another pair of classic and favoured breakfast items: bacon and beans. Only instead of spreading the beans on top of a slice of toast, you add them on top of the oatmeal for an absolutely loaded savoury oatmeal bowl. This is a simple recipe that really works well and blends well with all the toppings, making it a perfect dish for old fans of savoury oatmeal or for someone new to the idea.
Get the recipe at Love And Other Spices