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A Bowl of Caramelized Banana Oatmeal with Coffee Cup and Strawberries in the Background
Caramelized Banana Oatmeal
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Get ready for the most decadent, most delicious and cozy bowl of oats you've ever tasted! This caramelized banana oatmeal is made with sweet and gooey caramelized bananas served over creamy oatmeal. Serve with crunchy pecans and a touch of cinnamon for an amazing vegan breakfast.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quick breakfast recipe, vegan breakfast recipe
Servings: 1
Calories: 556 kcal
Author: Alissa
  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 1 ripe banana, sliced
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cups unflavored and unsweetened non-dairy milk can sub water), plus more, as needed
  • Pinch salt
  • Generous pinch ground cinnamon, to taste
  • Dash vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup, or to taste
  1. Melt the butter over medium-low heat in a medium nonstick skillet.

  2. Arrange the banana slices in a single layer in the skillet. Cook until they begin to soften up and brown on the bottoms, about 3-4 minutes.

  3. Gently flip the slices and cook on the opposite side until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes more. 

  4. Remove the pan from heat and transfer the banana slices to a plate.

  5. Place the milk and salt into a small saucepan and set it over medium heat. Bring it to a simmer.

  6. Stir in the oats and cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes, until most of the milk is absorbed. You can add more milk during cooking if needed.

  7. Remove the pot from heat and stir in the maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla.

  8. Transfer the oatmeal to a bowl and top with pecans and bananas. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
Caramelized Banana Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving
Calories 556 Calories from Fat 192
% Daily Value*
Fat 21.3g33%
Saturated Fat 4.6g23%
Sodium 559mg23%
Potassium 750mg21%
Carbohydrates 84g28%
Fiber 10.9g44%
Sugar 27.1g30%
Protein 11g22%
Calcium 480mg48%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.