Bacon & Cheddar Oats With Poached Egg

Take your bowl of oatmeal to the next level with Super Grain Quaker. Try out this recipe for a savory meal you can make again and again!



  • 8 slices bacon, with the fat layer trimmed
  • ½ cup low fat milk
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 ½ cups chicken stock, chilled, fat layer removed
  • ½ cup Quaker Instant / Quick Cooking Oats
  • ½ cup sharp low fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 to 2 Tbsps. fresh chives for garnishing
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. fresh black pepper
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Cayenne pepper sauce (optional)


1 In a large pan, cook bacon in batches, over medium-high flame, turning frequently, until it browns evenly and is crisp , for about 5 -8 minutes. Set aside on a paper towel.
2 While the bacon is cooking, bring milk, water and stock to a boil in a medium pan over a high flame. Stir in oats, reduce the heat and cook on a simmering flame.
3 Cook oats for about 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the liquid is absorbed and oats are tender and cooked through.
4 Stir in cheese, chives, salt and pepper for seasoning.
5 Just before serving, crumble bacon and stir it into the oatmeal.
6 Poach a medium sized egg.
7 Top with tomatoes and extra chives and serve with cayenne pepper sauce.