Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

If you’re looking for more ways to get pumpkin into your life, why not give this Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal a try? It has all the flavors of a beloved pumpkin pie, but is actually acceptable to eat for breakfast. This recipe uses pre-mixed pumpkin pie spice to save you from digging deep into your spice rack on sleepy mornings. As you’ll see, it takes minimal effort to bring your standard oatmeal to the next level.

This oatmeal comes together in a handful of minutes. To add the pumpkin pie flavoring, all you need is pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and chopped pecans. Pumpkin pie spice is a pre-mixed spice blend that you can find at your regular grocery store. It contains all the spices you’d add to a classic pumpkin pie, such as cinnamon, ginger and cloves. If you prefer, you could also make your own pumpkin pie blend – playing up the spices you like best. Instead of chopped pecans, you could use chopped walnuts or almonds, or feel free to skip the nuts entirely.

If you’re cooking for one, then you can easily store leftovers in the fridge. The next day, add a splash of water or almond milk to loosen the oatmeal, and reheat over the stove. If you’re running late to get to work, you could also bring the cold oatmeal with you and reheat it in the microwave when you get there.

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin pie for breakfast? Yes, please! Our creamy Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal features a traditional spice blend, pure maple syrup, and chopped pecans.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword pumpkin pie oatmeal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 184 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup dry old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ¾ cup pure pumpkin puree
  • ¼ tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped pecans (or walnuts)
  • 2 tsp. pure maple syrup (or raw honey)
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk

Instructions

  1. Bring water to a boil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add oats; cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Add pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and pecans; mix well.

  3. Divide evenly between two serving bowls; top each with 1 tsp. maple syrup and ¼ cup almond milk.  

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 184 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 8g
Protein 5g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Photographs by Anguel Dimov and Brianne B of Evergreen Kitchen