Southwest Oatmeal



  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oats old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup corn frozen
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 cup tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup avocado diced
  • 2 tablespoons black beans rinsed and drained


In a small saucepan, sauté the onions and garlic in the olive oil until the onions are translucent.

Add the water, stir, cover and bring to a boil.

Add the oats, corn, chili powder, salt, liquid smoke and lime juice. Stir together briefly, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until the oatmeal is the desired consistency.

While the oatmeal is cooking, prepare the tomatoes, avocado and black beans.

When the oatmeal is done, put in a serving bowl, top with tomatoes, avocado and beans. Enjoy.

Nutritional data

Yield: 1 Serving

Serving Size: 1 bowl

Calories 340 | Fat 14g | Sodium 660mg | Total Carbs 50g | Dietary Fiber 10g | Protein 9g

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