Old-Fashioned Mexican Oatmeal



Preparation info

  • Makes

    8 to 9 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

Muy Bueno

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Warm avena (oatmeal) was one of the breakfast meals mi mamá would prepare for us before school, especially during the winter. Today, instant oatmeal can simplify things, but I have to say there is something different about homemade oatmeal prepared on a chilly morning. I prefer a smoother, less chunky oatmeal, and the best way to prepare it is by cooking it longer than the directions call for. Oatmeal flavored w