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banana oatmeal
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5 from 3 votes

Banana oatmeal

An easy twist on your basic oatmeal that's both tasty and healthy.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Caroline's Cooking


  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup milk 240ml
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 banana
  • optional - a few nuts to top or eg candied pecans and maple syrup


  • Place the oats, milk and cinnamon in a small pan and warm over a medium heat. Stir a couple times as it cooks - you want the milk warmed through but not boiling and almost all absorbed.
  • While it's warming, mash the banana. Once cooked, mix the oatmeal and mashed banana together and serve warm with your choice of toppings.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 518mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 1.9mg