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Matcha oatmeal makes for a delicious healthy breakfast with loads of fiber and antioxidents with a kick of caffeine. Topped with coconut cream, fresh berries, and pumpkin seeds.

Matcha Oatmeal

It's not every day you can find a breakfast food that's easy, delicious, healthy, and satisfying, but this Matcha Oatmeal recipe ticks all the boxes. You can top it with different ingredients to go savory or sweet, and it's also a great way to kickstart your brain in the morning.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword healthy
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Grains & Seeds
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low Sugar, Low-Fat, Pescatarian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 194kcal


For Matcha Oatmeal

  • 48 grams rolled oats (~1/2 US cup)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon matcha

Sweet Oatmeal Toppings

  • coconut cream
  • toasted pumpkin seeds
  • unrefined sugar (such as kokutou or muscavado)
  • raspberries
  • blueberries

Savory Oatmeal Toppings


  • Bring the water to a boil over high heat.
    1 cup water
  • Stir in the rolled oats and turn down the heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Set a timer for 10 minutes.
    48 grams rolled oats
    Rolled oats added to a pot of boiling water.
  • Stir the oatmeal periodically to ensure it cooks through evenly. You'll want to stir it more often as it gets closer to being done.
    Stirring oatmeal in a pot.
  • When the oatmeal is cooked, take the pot off the heat and sift in the matcha using a tea strainer.
    1 teaspoon matcha
    Sifting matcha powder into a pot of cooked oatmeal.
  • Use a spatula to stir the matcha in until the oatmeal is vibrant green and there are no specs of undissolved matcha.
    Mixing matcha green tea with oatmeal.
  • Serve the Matcha Oatmeal with your favorite savory or sweet toppings.
    Topping matcha oatmeal with berries.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 3mg