The weather's getting cooler, and so are oats!

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Things are looking up for the humble oat. First came the overnight-oats craze and a run on oat milk, and then the homey grain checked all the boxes during the quarantine: healthful, versatile, and pantry-friendly. As the weather gets cooler, we'll be sticking with oatmeal and making this savory version on repeat.

Mushroom Ris-Oat-O

Mushroom Ris-Oat-O
Credit: Photography by Chelsea Kyle

Recipe: Try our Mushroom Ris-Oat-O Recipe

More Tasty Twists

This savory oatmeal base is a blank canvas for your favorite flavors. Here are three more to try!

Mix it Up

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Credit: Illustration by Alessandra Olanow

Stir some pepper Jack into the cooked oatmeal. Top with crumbled cooked chorizo, cilantro leaves, diced avocado, and a spoonful of salsa.

Go Green

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Credit: Illustration by Alessandra Olanow

Swirl a little pesto into the cooked oatmeal. Top with crumbled kale chips and some toasted pine nuts.

Diner-Style

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Credit: Illustration by Alessandra Olanow

Stir a drizzle of hot sauce into the cooked oatmeal. Top with crumbled bacon, a crispy fried egg, and a piece of buttered toast cut into small squares.

This recipe originally appeared in our Harvest 2020 issue. Get the magazine here.