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Savoury oats with jollof flavours in a bowl

Savoury Oats Jollof

Abi Olayiwola
This delicious oats with savoury jollof flavours will kick start your day. It is also a perfect healthy meal for lunch or dinner.
4.80 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine General, Nigerian
Servings 2
Calories 329 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • ½ cup Chopped onions
  • 1 teaspoon Mild curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon Thyme
  • ½ teaspoon Ground pepper/Pepper flakes
  • ½ can Chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup Rolled Oats
  • Salt to taste
  • Spinach a handful


  • Heat the oil in a saucepan.
  • Cook the onions in the oil until translucent, then pour in the mild curry powder, turmeric, thyme and pepper flakes.
  • Stir continuously for about 30 secs, then add the chopped tomatoes.
  • Continue to stir for around three minutes, then add enough water to cook the oats (based on cooking instructions on the rolled oats packaging). Cover the pan and allow the liquid to boil over for 2 mins.
  • Pour in the oats, add some salt to taste and allow to cook for between 5-10 mins until the oats cook through.
  • Stir in the spinach and remove from heat.


Calories: 329kcal
Keyword Cooked breakfast, jollof, oatmeal, Porridge oats, Savoury oats, Savoury porridge
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