Oatmeal with Ricotta and Raisins

This warm and comforting oatmeal is best served on a chilly day. Top with ground cinnamon for a little extra spice.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 1 cup water
  • 1⁄2 cup rolled oats (not the quick-cooking type)
  • 3 tsp. apple juice
  • 3 Tbsp. ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. raisins


  • Bring the water to a boil. Stir in the oats. Cover, reduce heat to low, and let the oats simmer for 15 minutes or until the water is nearly evaporated.
  • While the oats are cooking, stir the apple juice into the ricotta cheese. Stir the ricotta mixture and sugar into the cooked oatmeal.
  • Transfer the porridge to 2 small bowls and top with raisins. Top with raisins. Serve hot.