Overhead shot of a bowl of Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal garnished with whipped cream and Sumo Citrus.

Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal

Our Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal is a totally new way to start the day! A great bowl of oatmeal can be the perfect eye-opener with tender plump grains that hold their bite and shape. 

Category Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword easy oatmeal recipe, spiced oatmeal recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Mean Green Chef

Ingredients

Honey Whip Cream

  • 1 cup (240 ml) heavy whipping cream, organic
  • 1 Tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Oatmeal

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pink Himalayan sea salt or Kosher sea salt, finely ground
  • 8 dates, pitted + chopped
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats, organic
  • 1/2 cup pan roasted pecans
  • 1 Sumo Citrus (mandarin orange), peeled + sliced

Instructions

Honey Whip Cream

  1. Lightly beat the cream in a large chilled bowl with a balloon whisk, or in an electric beater, until it begins to thicken. Add the honey and vanilla and continue to beat until the cream is stiff and stands in firm peaks on the beater.

    Overhead shot of a bowl of Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal garnished with whipped cream and Sumo Citrus.

Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal

  1. In a large heavy-bottomed saucepan bring the water, milk, butter, and salt to a boil.

    Overhead shot of a bowl of Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal garnished with whipped cream and Sumo Citrus.
  2. Stir in the oats and chopped dates.

    Overhead shot of a bowl of Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal garnished with whipped cream and Sumo Citrus.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook oats uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. 

    Ingredients for Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal cooking in a pot on the stove top.
  4. Transfer the oatmeal to bowls; top with Mandarin segments, whipped cream, pan roasted pecans, and a drizzle of honey. Serve immediately.

    Overhead shot of a bowl of Spiced Mandarin Pecan Oatmeal garnished with whipped cream and Sumo Citrus.

Recipe Notes