Cheesy Tomato Oats

I always had in the back of my mind that I would never blog a steaming hot bowl of oats. First off, they are a pretty ugly food. Secondly, they’re oats, I mean come on, no matter what you add to them, they are just a glorified version of instant oatmeal, right? That’s what I thought too until I expanded my horizons and changed breakfast forever.

Enter cheesy tomato oatmeal. It would be perfect if I could just figure out how to get protein powder into the mix. I know: You just posted a picture of lumpy reddish glop. It is ok though, I promise, I included the requisite Healthy Living Blogger miniature oatmeal spoon, which, in this part of the world, comes standard with your furnished apartment. To further justify my actions, I have also included cheesy toast because it is just wrong to ingest tomato sauce without cheesy bread.

This may have ended my love affair with the overnight oats that I have been eating daily for years. That’s truly something!

Please at least give them a try before hitting ‘Unsubscribe’!

Figures that I would venture back into food blogging after a months long hiatus with precisely the thing that I vowed to myself never to write about.


  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 ounce provolone cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • pinch of black pepper


  • Combine ingredients in a sauce pan over a medium heat.
  • Stir frequently until oats reach desired consistency.
  • Serve warm.

Servings ~ 1
Calories ~ 260, Carbohydrates ~ 35g, Fat ~ 9g, Protein ~ 11g

  1. Anonymous said:


    • Brit said:

      Thanks Ken! Good point. 🙂

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