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Savory Bacon Mushroom Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl

Savory Bacon Mushroom Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl is the perfect way to change the typical outlook we all have on oatmeal. We are constantly seeing different ways to prepare oatmeal. There are lots of recipes that add chia seeds, flax seed, fresh fruit, Greek yogurt, and much more. I work out most mornings. I eat breakfast after my workout. Lots of protein for breakfast is usually key for me. Typically, oatmeal is not the best option for me.

Calories: 318       Fat: 12G      Carbs: 20G       Protein: 24G

While adding fruit to oatmeal is very tasty, it also adds sugar and carbs with no added protein benefit. Hence, the idea of savory oatmeal and this recipe! This recipe changed the game for me. It allows me to add oatmeal back into my morning routine but also gives me the protein I need post workout.

savory oats and bacon breakfast bowl

I used Trader Joe’s Uncured, Nitrate-Free bacon for this recipe. It is my personal favorite. Nitrates are found in most bacon, deli meats, and more. There is a lot of research that indicates nitrates are not good for our bodies and may contribute to cancer. I generally prefer regular bacon to turkey bacon because only 1 gram of fat is eliminated per 2 slices of turkey bacon with the switch. For me personally, this benefit is not meaningful, especially with the availability of a nitrate-free option. Feel free to use what you wish.


savory oatmeal with bacon, mushroom, and egg

This is a great way to sneak kale into a dish. Kale provides SO MANY nutrients. It is so yummy in this dish!

savory oats and bacon breakfast bowl

 

savory oatmeal with bacon, mushroom, and egg

savory oats and bacon breakfast bowl

Savory Bacon Mushroom Oatmeal

savory oatmeal with bacon, mushrooms and a poached egg
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 318kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 3 slices Trader Joe's Uncured Nitrate Free bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup kale
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray.
  • Saute the mushrooms and kale for a few minutes until the mushrooms are soft and the kale wilts.
  • Cook the oatmeal according to package instructions.
  • Poach the egg.
  • Add the oatmeal to a bowl. Add the Greek yogurt and salt. Stir until fully combined.
  • Toss the crumbled bacon, kale, and mushrooms throughout.
  • Top with the poached egg. Sprinkle the crushed red pepper on top.
  • Serve!
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Nutrition (displayed with net carbs)

Calories: 318kcal
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Recipe Rating




swathi

Friday 17th of February 2017

This is my kind of breakfast with mushroom and oatmeal. I know bacon makes everything delicious. Great idea for breakfast.

Marlynn | UrbanBlissLife

Friday 17th of February 2017

Love this kind of breakfast! Packed with all sorts of nutrition from various sources. Great way to start the day!

Liz @ I Heart Vegetables

Friday 17th of February 2017

I've actually never had savory oatmeal! I usually load mine up with bananas and brown sugar but I love this idea! Especially as a breakfast for dinner type thing!

Elizabeth @ SugarHero.com

Friday 17th of February 2017

I've always been curious about savory oatmeal, but never tried it myself. That picture of the egg yolk dripping down, though, is totally convincing me to give it a try!

staysnatched

Friday 17th of February 2017

Awesome! I'm pretty sure you would love it :-)

April J Harris

Friday 17th of February 2017

What a lovely, wholesome breakfast! It's so nice to see a savory oatmeal, as well as one that has so much protein!