Strawberries and Cream Oats

from ButterYum
makes 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • pinch of fine salt
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar (light or dark)
  • heavy cream for drizzling


To make the Strawberry Topping:

  1. Place sliced strawberries in a bowl and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  2. Toss well and set aside until needed.

To make the Oatmeal:

  1. In a medium sauce pan, combine the old fashioned oats, water, and salt.  
  2. Cook over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and brown sugar.
  4. Serve oatmeal with strawberry topping and drizzle with heavy cream.