Ham, Egg and Cheese Oatmeal

Ham, Egg and Cheese Oatmeal

Sure, oatmeal’s great with cinnamon and sugar. For a twist, try this savory take: oatmeal paired with the classic combo of ham, eggs and cheese.

Ham, Egg, and Also Egg Oatmeal

Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 370 kcal


  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 4 ounces lean Black Forest ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 ounces shredded Gruyere or Cheddar (about 3/4 cup)
  • cup cup chopped fresh chives (about 1/3 small bunch); plus more for garnish (about 1/3 small bunch); plus more for garnish
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 large eggs


  • Bring 4 1/4 cups water, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir in the oats, reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring constantly, until the oats are soft and the oatmeal is slightly thickened, about 7 minutes. Stir in the ham, cheese and chives and remove the saucepan from the heat.
  • Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Carefully crack the eggs into the pan and cook until the whites are set and slightly crispy and the yolk is still runny, 2 to 3 minutes. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Transfer the oatmeal to individual bowls. Top each with an egg, sprinkle with additional fresh chives and serve.


Nutritional Analysis Per Serving

Total Fat: 17 grams
Saturated Fat: 6 grams
Cholesterol: 225 miligrams
Sodium: 990 miligrams
Carbohydrates: 28 grams
Dietary Fiber: 4 grams
Protein: 25 grams
Sugar: 2 grams
Keyword Ham, egg and cheese oatmeal, Ham, Egg, and Also Egg Oatmeal


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