“Oats are closely related to an event in my life when I was in Spain and walking the Camino de Santiago. Every morning I cook oats for breakfast, which I enjoy with jam, nuts or chocolate chips. I associate oats with energy, because then they give me the energy to travel hundreds of kilometers on foot. had given,” food blogger Malsena Plius was quoted as saying in a press release.
A photo of a personal album. /Vita Marija Murenaite
In his opinion, oats are one of the most popular grains lately, and they come alive in the kitchen in various forms, from oat bread to energy balls. Energy balls)
Of course, there are people who say that oats and their products are boring and boring. However, the blogger completely disagrees with this. There are a lot of recipes with oats, especially on the Internet and social networks – from salty porridge with avocados, eggs, mushrooms to smoothies with oatmeal.
VMMurenaitė says she makes oatmeal at home in various flavors and it’s usually yogurt. For example, while still attending school and cooking club, the food blogger learned a recipe for salty oat pancakes that has stayed with her for years, constantly improving and changing. The cookbook author shares this and two other recipes that include oats.
Blogger photo. / Oatmeal
Cheesy Chopped Oatmeal
Ingredients (for 1 serving):
- 1/2 cup whole grain chopped oats;
- 1 cup of water;
- 1/2 broth cube;
- 5 champignons;
- 1-2 tbsp. spoon soy sauce (or to taste);
- 1 egg;
- A few radishes and radishes each (for serving).
1. Pour the water, oats and powdered stock cube into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to very low and simmer covered for 15 minutes.
2. While the porridge is boiling, cut the champignons into slices, heat a couple of tablespoons of oil in a pan and add the mushrooms and mushrooms.
3. Fry the smidrus for just one minute and remove from the pan, and fry the mushrooms until golden, about 3-4 minutes. Season the mushrooms with soy sauce and remove from the pan.
4. Cook the egg.
5. Serve porridge with fried mushrooms, egg, radish and smidri.
Blogger photo. / Oatmeal Pancakes
Salted Oat Pancakes
- 1 cup whole grain chopped oats;
- 2 cups of water;
- 1 egg;
- 1 medium sized onion;
- 4 tbsp. spoon wheat flour;
- Oil (for frying);
- Sour cream and herbs (for serving).
1. Pour boiling water over the oats, cover the pot and boil for 10 minutes. Cover over medium heat.
2. Transfer the cooked oats to a large bowl and let cool.
3. While you wait, chop the onion into small pieces, heat a couple of tablespoons of oil in a pan, add the onion and fry on medium heat until soft and golden.
4. Add onion to oats, add salt and pepper, add egg and mix well.
5. After that, add flour, mix again.
6. Heat a frying pan with oil and add the pancakes. Since the oats and onions are already fried, your goal is to brown the outside, so cook the pancakes until golden on both sides.
7. Drain the pancakes on a paper towel and serve with sour cream, onion or garlic leaves or dill.
Blogger photo. /Oatmeal Cookies
- 180 grams of butter, at room temperature;
- 200 grams of brown sugar;
- 1 tea. spoon baking powder;
- 1/4 tea. spoon of soda;
- 1/2 tea. spoon of salt;
- 150 grams of wheat flour;
- 2 eggs;
- 2 cups whole grain chopped oats.
Additional (but not required) ingredients:
- 1 tea. spoon cinnamon;
- A handful of chopped nuts or chocolate cut into small pieces.
1. Preheat the oven (with fan function) to 180 °C.
2. Beat soft butter with sugar and eggs.
3. Add flour, baking powder, salt, soda to the resulting mass and mix with a spoon until white flour appears.
4. Then add the oats and mix with your hands until you get a smooth and soft dough.
5. Line two baking trays with baking paper and divide the dough into 24 portions. Then form round cookies and arrange them neatly on the baking paper, leaving a gap.
6. Bake each sheet separately for 15 minutes (or until cookies are browned).
7. Cool and eat with milk or tea.