This warm and comforting breakfast dish brings the tropical flavors of the Caribbean right to your kitchen table. The Dominican Republic is renowned for its vibrant culture and delicious cuisine, and this oatmeal recipe is no exception, it captures the essence of comfort food. Made with wholesome oats, creamy milk, and cinnamon, it’s a flavorful and satisfying way to kick start your day. Whether you’re seeking a wholesome and nourishing breakfast or a delightful twist on your morning routine, Dominican Oatmeal is the answer.
2 cups milk
1/4 cup water
1 medium cinnamon stick
6 small cloves
1/2 cup quick oats
1-inch lime rind (outer green skin of lime)
1 pinch salt (optional)
1 tablespoon sugar (or more to taste)
01In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine milk, water, cinnamon stick, and cloves.
02Bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat until liquid is simmering and add oats, lime rind, and salt, if using.
03Cook until oats are soft, approximately 8 minutes. Remove from heat and divide between 2 bowls.