17 Savory Oatmeal Recipes for Chilly Mornings

Oatmeal is the ultimate breakfast for chilly mornings…but is it just us or is the old brown-sugar cinnamon getting a little stale? Enter savory oatmeal. It’s a fresh take on your go-to porridge, with hearty, nourishing ingredients that’ll keep you satisfied. (We’re talking to you, avocado.) Here are 17 savory oatmeal recipes to get you started.

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Savory Oatmeal With Garlicky Kale

A little garlic will wake you up, for sure.

Savory Spanish Oatmeal

It’s all about the romesco sauce.

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Savory Oatmeal With Squash And Soft-boiled Eggs

Like a warm hug in a bowl.

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Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal

Nothing like peppery arugula to lift that morning fog.

Savory Turmeric Chickpea Oats

Chickpeas for breakfast? Don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it. (Thanks, Gena Hamshaw.)

Cheesy Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal With Avocado And Fried Eggs

It’s packed with good-for-you protein, thanks to the addition of cottage cheese.

Savory Steel Cut Oats

Gena Hamshaw does it again; this time, with mushrooms.

Savory Oatmeal Breakfast Bowls

All the flavors of an omelet, without the whole “making an omelet” thing.

Savory Slow Cooker Oatmeal With Crispy Bacon

You had us at slow cooker (and again at bacon).