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Tex mex grain bowl full of cooked oats topped with black beans, avocado, salsa, cheese, and cilantro

Tex Mex Grain Bowl

Tex-mex grain bowl, hot cereal topped with beans, avocado, and shredded cheese

This Tex-Mex grain bowl is unique in that it is both nutritious and delicious. Oatmeal is one of the most regularly sweetened foods. Although most people don’t think of using it in savory dishes, they should! Give this recipe a try!


  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats or multigrain hot cereal
  • 1 cup black beans, rinsed, drained, and warmed
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed

In a large saucepan, bring water and taco seasoning to a boil. Stir in oats; cook for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Divide oatmeal among 4 bowls. Top with beans, salsa, cheese, avocado, and toppings as desired. Serve immediately.

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