The secret to savory oatmeal is CHEESE, whether it be cottage cheese or regular shredded cheese.  Cheese rules!



  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canned dark red kidney beans, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1/2 cup broc, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 carrot, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese, plus extra for topping
  • EVOO
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)


  • Mix kidney beans, carrots, and broc in EVOO and roast for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • When kidney beans and veggies are done, put the oatmeal, water, and salt and pepper into a pot and cook on the stovetop on Medium High until the water evaporates.
  • Add kidney beans and veggies to cooked oatmeal.
  • Stir in cheese.
  • Pour into a pretty dish and top with more cheese.
  • Enjoy!
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