So I grew up on the stuff that came in a little package that you simply add water to. That was until I met my husband; who introduced me to the old school way of oatmeal. I tried it once and have never looked back. It is So Simple, So Good; Not to mention So Good For You. No more instant for me. I want the real deal.
1 3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine milk, brown sugar and egg. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5-7 minutes or until mixture boils. Add oats; cook and stir for 1 more minute. Remove from the heat. Add butter; cover and let stand for 3-5 minutes. For garnish sprinkle some extra brown sugar on top.
* Chef’s Note – For an extra touch garnish with your favorite fruit like sliced bananas or blueberries.