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Microwave Protein Oatmeal

Are you looking for a high-protein breakfast recipe that can be made in 3 minutes? Try making this easy microwave protein oatmeal recipe!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time3 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, microwave oatmeal, protein oatmeal, protein oats
Servings: 1
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Jordan Smith


  • microwave safe bowl
  • spoon


  • ½ cup quick oats
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup liquid egg whites
  • ½ cup fruit
  • 1 tbsp nut butter
  • optional: granola, protein powder, honey, cinnamon, etc.


To make in the microwave:

  • Place rolled oats, water, and egg whites in a small microwave-safe bowl.
  • Stir the ingredients together and place the bowl in the microwave.
  • Microwave on high for 3 minutes, stopping the time and stirring every 30 seconds.
  • If necessary, add additional 30 second increments until egg whites are cooked.
  • Remove bowl from microwave and let cool.
  • Top the oatmeal with fruit and nut butter.
  • Sprinkle with granola (optional) and enjoy!

To make on the stovetop:

  • Place rolled oats, water, and salt (optional) in a small pot over medium-low heat.
  • Bring to a simmer and stir occasionally until most of the liquid has been absorbed by the oats.
  • Raise heat to medium, add egg whites, and whisk continuously for about 2 minutes, until egg whites have cooked and oatmeal is thick and creamy.
  • Remove from heat and pour into a bowl.
  • Top the oats with fruit and nut butter.
  • Sprinkle with granola and enjoy!


The nutrition facts will changed based on your toppings!
**If you want to add in protein powder, stir in after cooking the oatmeal in the microwave!


Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 11g