Apple Cider Oatmeal with Sautéed Apples

As if cooking the oatmeal in apple cider and five-spice powder wasn't autumnal enough, we added soft, buttery apples and toasted pecans. Good morning, indeed!
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apple cider oatmeal with sauteed apples

Recipe by Joe Piccirillo

Start to Finish: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 2 1/2 cups apple cider
  • 1/2 tsp. Chinese five-spice powder
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 apples, cored and sliced
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans


In saucepan, bring cider, 1 cup water, five-spice powder, and 1/4 tsp. salt to boil. Stir in oats; cook over medium heat until tender, 5 minutes. In skillet, cook apples in butter over medium heat until golden, 5 minutes. Top oatmeal with apples and pecans.