Big batch fruity oatmeal


  • Prep Time7 mins
  • Total Time32 mins
  • Makes6 Servings
Big batch fruity oatmeal

John Cullen


  • 6 cups water

  • 2 peeled and grated pears

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 1/2 cups regular oats, or steel cut oats


  • In a large pot, combine 6 cups water, 2 peeled and grated pears and 1/2 tsp each salt and cinnamon.

  • Bring to a boil over high heat; add 1 1/2 cups regular oats or steel-cut, and stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring constantly for the last few minutes, or until oats are tenderm and liquid looks creamy and starchy.

  • Serve warm with cream, milk or yogurt, plus favourite toppings like sliced bananas, blueberries or toasted almonds, and a drizzle of maple syrup. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition (per serving)

Protein 4g, Carbohydrates 118g, Fat 2g, Fibre 4g, Sodium 199mg.

Reheat & Eat All Week:

For an instant breakfast, scoop a portion of cooked oatmeal into a bowl with a little water or milk, then zap in the microwave.

This article was originally published on Apr 01, 2012

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