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!
- 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