Italian style savoury oatmeal with wild mushrooms, leeks and bacon

It’s Day 7, the final day of Oat Week at The Curious Giraffe!

It’s time for some savoury Italian oats to end Oat Week in style! Oats do such a great job in this recipe of providing a low GI starch as a base for some hearty autumnal Italian flavours. You won’t believe that this is oatmeal!

A new twist on a traditional risotto type Italian recipe using Oatmeal instead of rice. This dish is full of heart healthy oats, leeks, mushrooms, and garlic.

Italian style savoury oatmeal with wild mushrooms, leeks and bacon

It's time for some savoury Italian oats to end Oat Week in style! Oats do such a great job in this recipe of providing a low GI starch as a base for some hearty autumnal Italian flavours. You won't believe that this is oatmeal!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nutrient Rich, Refined Sugar Free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Laura Livesey

Ingredients

First step

  • 4 Tbsp Avocado oil
  • 4 cups mixed mushrooms throw in a mixture of what you have: shitake, reishi, chestnut, button, enoki, portobello, etc.
  • 3 slices organic bacon