After living in the Dominican Republic for many years, I came to appreciate their tasty and easy way of making oatmeal. The texture is more creamy and liquidy, and the flavor is comforting in the morning.

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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine milk, oats, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a saucepan. Add lemon peel, if using. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

220.1 calories; 8.7 g protein; 35.3 g carbohydrates; 14.6 mg cholesterol; 153.9 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
08/10/2009
PERFECT bowl of oatmeal!!! Mine was not thin as the recipe states but ended up being the exact thickness that I prefer my oatmeal. No changes or adjustments needed. This is a keeper! YUM! Thanks for sharing your recipe! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
06/12/2012
I personally would use half milk and half water the next time I make this. Too milky for my taste. Seasoning was good. We added chopped walnuts and would definitely do that again. Good dish overall. Read More
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290 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 246
  • 4 star values: 37
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
08/10/2009
PERFECT bowl of oatmeal!!! Mine was not thin as the recipe states but ended up being the exact thickness that I prefer my oatmeal. No changes or adjustments needed. This is a keeper! YUM! Thanks for sharing your recipe! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/21/2010
This is good, however, I reduced the sugar to 1 tsp. and eliminated the salt. I also sometimes add 1 tablespoon of ground flax seed and either blueberries or sliced banana. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2009
Delicious. I don't know why people insist on making oatmeal with water when milk makes it so much creamier. Yum! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/17/2010
I am Dominican and oatmeal is a kind of great breakfast for me... You can substitute milk by fat free evaporated milk and or you can add 1 or 2 tsp of cocoa. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/27/2009
Creamy and tasty. This made an excellent breakfast. I wanted more of a cereal than a beverage so I upped the oats to 3/4 c. and that was perfect. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/17/2010
Delicious- I make all hot cereal recipes( oats, oatbran, cream of wheat etc.) with milk rather than water & then I serve with cream! Calories be damned! May I recommend steel-cut oats for when you have more time (approx. 30 min), perhaps on the weekend Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/21/2012
This was so delicious. Creamy, satisfying and just right. I made one serving, just for me, to test it out. I can't say how much I think this is the perfect oatmeal recipe as is. I imagine you can leave out the salt and/or add different fruits and still have it just be a great oatmeal base, too. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2009
I never cared for oatmeal breakfast until I tried this recipe. This recipe makes a perfect consistency between beverage and porridge. The taste is wonderful. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/27/2010
This is an authentic dominican oatmeal just the way mi mama makes it. Love it! Thank you soooo much for sharing it. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/12/2012
I personally would use half milk and half water the next time I make this. Too milky for my taste. Seasoning was good. We added chopped walnuts and would definitely do that again. Good dish overall. Read More
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