Not only is oatmeal sexy again, but serve it up savory to make it the hottest bowl in town. Savory oatmeal's been popping up everywhere, whether it's Asian-inflected scallions and soy sauce, sharp gorgonzola and walnuts, or Cameron Diaz's leek, butter, and ponzu version.
Not convinced yet? For your next breakfast, dare to try oatmeal in both sweet and sugar-free applications, taking the time to compare their flavors. Enjoy rolled oats fortified with buckwheat groats and simmered in apples and cinnamon for a subtle sweetness — then match it up against a cheesy creation topped with a creamy coddled egg. See both fast, easy, and healthy recipes when you read more.
1 cup rolled oats Serves 4. 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats Serves 1.
1/2 cup buckwheat groats
2 cups pure apple juice
2 cups water
1 cinnamon stick
Raisins, apple slices, and dried nuts, for serving
Coarse salt and ground pepper
Nonstick cooking spray
1 large egg
2 tablespoons shredded sharp cheddar
1 tablespoon thinly sliced scallion greens
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats