Quick and delicious oats with caramelised pears

I have to admit this quick and delicious oats with caramelised pears recipe wasn’t planned to be on the blog. Because everyone knows how to cook oats, right? I cooked…

oats in a bowl with caramelized pears and nuts

I have to admit this quick and delicious oats with caramelised pears recipe wasn’t planned to be on the blog. Because everyone knows how to cook oats, right? I cooked this quick oatmeal dish for lunch this week. Why? Because I was short of time, didn’t have much in the fridge, and felt like I need something warm and comforting. So, I cooked oats. I added some pears, spices, and cashew nuts to spice things up. To my big surprise it turned out to be simply amazing and it was clear that I have to share this recipe with you guys. It is so, so good!

diced and slicedpear on a wooden chopping board

I will keep this post very short because I have already written about the health benefits of oats in my previous posts. Look at AMAZING ALMOND AND ORANGE OVERNIGHT OATS IN JUST 5 MINUTES or ABSOLUTELY AMAZING NO-BAKE COOKIE BITES THAT ARE GLUTEN-FREE AND GUILT-FREE to learn more if you are interested.

And here is why this oatmeal with pears recipe is a keeper:

  • it is naturally high in protein and fibre
  • low in sugar
  • taste like dessert, but is absolutely guilt-free, as it is gluten-free of course
  • comforting
  • nourishing
sliced pear and nuts caramelizing in a frying pan

And here is the step by step on how to make these quick and delicious oats with caramelised pears

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oats in a bowl with caramelized pears and nuts

Quick and delicious oats with caramelised pears


  • Author: Elena
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

Move over boring oats! Time to spice things up! These quick and delicious oats with caramelised pears will comfort your soul and nourish your body.

 


Ingredients

Scale

1 cup of gluten-free oatmeal

1 cup of your favourite milk. I used a mix of coconut and almond milk from Nutty Bruce

1 cup of water

1/2 pear diced in little cubes

1/2 pear thinly sliced

1 tbsp maple syrup

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground ginger

a pinch of nutmeg

1 tbsp cashew nuts, roughly chopped (you can substitute with almonds, walnuts or any other nuts you prefer)

1 tsp coconut oil or grass-fed butter

1/2 tsp raw honey

pinch of salt


Instructions

In a medium-sized saucepan, combine oatmeal, milk, water, diced pears, maple syrup, salt, and spices and bring to simmer.

mix of milk and spices in a small saucepan

Simmer for 3-4 minutes until oats are nice and creamy.

Meanwhile, heat the coconut oil or butter in a small frying pan. Add 1/2 spoon of honey and add the sliced pears to the pan. Fry the pears for a couple of minutes until the pears have caramelised and look golden. Take them out and place them on a plate.

sliced pear and nuts caramelizing in a frying pan

Put your oats in a bowl, add pears and nuts and enjoy!

Notes

If your oats start to thicken too much while you cook them, simply add a splash of water or milk.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: breakfast, brunch
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: European

Keywords: oats, oatmeal, oats with pear, breakfast

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