Pumpkin Oatmeal

This recipe will spice up your oatmeal in a relatively healthy way. It is also a great way to use extra pumpkin.

Check out the nutritional information section at the bottom of this page.

Total Time: 25 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings



  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 7 ounces pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Combine everything except walnuts in a saucepan and stir well.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, or until done, stirring several times.
  4. Top with chopped walnuts before serving.


  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • Good add-in options include raisins, cubed apples, and dried cranberries. Just add them to the pot with the other ingredients.
  • Other topping ideas: sliced almonds, chopped pecans, roasted pumpkin seeds, almond milk or coconut cream, maple syrup, brown sugar.
  • Looking for ways to use up extra pumpkin purée you have on hand? Try this delicious pumpkin pancake recipe or this pumpkin cheese bread recipe.


Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
Servings per batch 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 294 Calories from Fat 115.2 (39%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.8g 20%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Monounsaturated Fat2.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat8g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 148.2mg 6%
Potassium185.7mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 35.9g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7.8g 31%
Sugars 9.3g
Protein 8.5g
Vitamin A 135%
Vitamin C 136%
Calcium 4%
Iron 17%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


Pumpkin Oatmeal was last modified: November 13th, 2016 by Audrey

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