California Avocado Oatmeal

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12 g
Total Fat
12 g
Dietary Fiber
15 g
63 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado Oatmeal

A unique twist on the classic breakfast dish, this oatmeal goes a little Asian in flavor and is extra creamy thanks to California Avocado!


Serves: 1
1/4    ripe, Fresh California Avocado
1/2  cup  oats
1/3  cup  coconut milk (carton, not canned)
1/4  cup  water
tsp.  reduced-sodium soy sauce
tsp.  brown sugar*
tsp.  milled chia seeds
tsp.  toasted sesame seeds
tsp.  chopped green onions

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


  1. Mash half of the avocado and slice the other half.
  2. Prepare oatmeal according to package directions using coconut milk, water, soy sauce and brown sugar.
  3. Stir mashed avocado and chia seeds into prepared oatmeal. Garnish with sliced avocado, sesame seeds and green onions.

Beverage Pairing: Hot Tea

*Original recipe calls for regular soy sauce. For a vegan recipe make sure the soy sauce is specified as vegan and use a vegan sweetener in place of the brown sugar.

** Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Calories 440
Total Fat 12 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 mg
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Protein 15 g
Total Carbs 63 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 170 mg
Potassium 730 mg
Total Sugar 7 g

Vitamin A 232 IU; Vitamin C 4 mg; Calcium 222 mg; Iron 4.6 mg; Vitamin D 33 IU; Folate 83 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.6 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 20%; Iron 25%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Sara O'Donnell

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