Quaker Oatmeal Cooking Instructions

By Lalah Brewer

Quaker oatmeal makes for a healthy breakfast with heart healthy benefits. Oatmeal contains fiber and whole grains, which help keep you fuller longer. It is also a cholesterol-free food low in fat and sugar and contains no cholesterol. Cooking oatmeal is easy and takes only a few short minutes to have a warm, healthy breakfast to begin the day.

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Stovetop Instructions - Old-fashioned oats

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Step 1

Add water, milk or salt to a saucepan and heat stove top to medium-high. Cook until boiling.

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Step 2

Add oats and cook over medium heat for about five minutes, stirring occasionally.

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Step 3

For creamier oats, combine water (or milk), salt and oats in a saucepan and then heat water to boiling. Cook over medium heat for five minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stovetop Instructions - Quick Oats

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Step 4

Boil water (or milk) and salt in saucepan over medium high heat until it boils.

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Step 5

Add in quick oats and cook for one minute over medium heat.

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Step 6

For creamier oats, combine water (or milk), oats, and salt and heat to a boil over medium high heat. Cook for one minute, stirring occasionally.

Microwave Instructions - Old-fashioned Oats

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Step 7

In a microwavable bowl, combine oats, water (or milk), and salt.

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Step 8

Heat in microwave for 2 1/2 - 3 minutes on high.

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Step 9

Remove from microwave and stir before serving

Microwave Instructions - Quick Oats

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Step 10

In a medium microwavable bowl, combine oats, water (or milk), and salt.

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Step 11

Microwave on high 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.

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Step 12

Remove from microwave and stir before serving.