Instructions for Quaker Oatmeal

By Holly Smith

Oatmeal, a whole grain made from rolled or ground oats, can be part of a healthy, hearty breakfast. Quaker oats, created with whole grains containing the hull, bran, endosperm and germ of the oat, comes in Quaker Old Fashioned Oatmeal or Quick Quaker Oats. Old-fashioned oatmeal uses whole, flattened rolled oats, while quick oats uses smaller pieces of rolled oats so they cook quicker. Jazz up regular breakfast oatmeal with fresh fruit, spices or brown sugar.

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The soluble fiber in oatmeal lowers cholesterol.

How to Make Quick Quaker Oats

Step 1

Pour 1 cup of water into the saucepan.

Step 2

Sprinkle dash of salt into the water.

Step 3

Bring water to a boil.

Step 4

Pour 1/2 cup of Quick Quaker Oats into the saucepan.

Step 5

Reduce heat to medium.

Step 6

Cook oats for one minute, stirring occasionally.

Step 7

Remove oatmeal from heat. This recipe makes one serving of chewy oatmeal. For a creamy version, stir oatmeal, water and salt together and then bring mixture to a boil. Stir mixture over medium heat for one minute.

How to Make Quaker Old Fashioned Oatmeal

Step 8

Pour 1 cup of water into the saucepan.

Step 9

Sprinkle dash of salt into the water.

Step 10

Pour ½ cup of Quaker Old Fashioned Oatmeal into the saucepan.

Step 11

Bring water to boil.

Step 12

Reduce heat to medium.

Step 13

Cook oats for five minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 14

Remove oatmeal from heat. This recipe makes one serving of chewy oatmeal. For a creamy version, stir oatmeal, water and salt together and then bring mixture to a boil. Stir mixture over medium heat for five minutes.