This Mexican oatmeal bowl is the healthier version of a Mexican breakfast bowl. The oatmeal is seasoned with all the spices that go into your favorite taco, and then topped with salsa, corn, avocado, jalapenos and cheddar. Super simple to make but you’ll feel like a king when you dig into this!

Mexican Oatmeal Bowl

  • Author: Richa
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 person 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • ¾ cup quick cooking Oats
  • ½ teaspoon Taco Seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon Paprika Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Lime Juice
  • 2 cups Water
  • Salt to taste
  • Corn, Salsa, grated Cheddar, Avocado and Jalapeno for topping


  1. Cook: Heat oil in a pot and add garlic. Cook for 15 seconds till fragrant and add oats, taco seasoning, paprika powder, lime juice, water and salt. Mix well and bring everything to a boil. Simmer for a few minutes till the oats are cooked and the mixture has thickened up. This should take 3-4 minutes. Add a little more water to reach consistency that you like.
  2. Serve: Top with corn, salsa, grated cheddar, avocado and jalapeno. Serve hot.