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Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Seriously, give savory oats a chance.
09/22/2014 07:00am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

Oatmeal is a breakfast favorite, and for good reason: It helps curb appetite (keeping you full until lunch), decreases risk for both colon cancer and high cholesterol and is incredibly easy to whip up in the morning.

You may be accustomed to spooning up a hearty dish of sweet oats, topped with raisins, brown sugar, maple syrup or fruit. But oats' neutral taste makes a prime canvas for more inventive flavor pairings.

Savory oats -- svoats, if you will -- are a brilliant way to enjoy the classic stick-to-your-bones breakfast food. They're delicious topped with a poached egg (but, really, what isn't?). Their meaty texture complements an avocado's creaminess. They welcome a reckless dousing of Sriracha. And, svoats are a great way to get in a serving of vegetables or two. Yep, svoats are on their way to winning the title of "World's Most Perfect Breakfast Food." Here are 13 ways to cook them up:

1
Savory Oatmeal With Poached Egg & Hollandaise Sauce
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2
Savory Sriracha Oatmeal
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3
Oatmeal With Kimchi & Fried Egg
Mango & Tomato
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4
Oatmeal Egg Bake With Bacon And Maple Syrup
Jules Food
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5
Miso Oat Porridge
Food Fitness Fresh Air
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6
Savory Sweet Potato Oatmeal
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7
Savory Oatmeal With Sauteed Mushroom, Onion & Thyme
A Bachelor And His Grill
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8
Avocado & Kale Oatmeal
Ilana Freddye
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9
Sweet Pea & Lemon Oatmeal With Parmesan
Oatgasm
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10
Savory Oats With Avocado, Sriracha, Sprouts & Seeds
Pickles N Honey
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11
Tomato & Basil Oatmeal
Oatgasm
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12
Savory Oatmeal With Crisp Prosciutto, Cheddar & Poached Egg
The Wandering Eater
13
Turkey Huevos Rancheros Oatmeal
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