Vegan Savoury Oatmeal Recipe With Zucchini And Black Beans

Vegan Savoury Oatmeal With Zucchini And Black Beans

Looking to switch up your usual morning oats? Search no further than this warming, perfectly fluffy savoury oatmeal that melts in your mouth. Topped with a drizzle of soy yoghurt and fresh veggies, it brings flavour and health at the same time, energising you for a fantastic day. With less than ten minutes of preparation required, it's also great as a mid-day snack!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword breakfast, high protein, oatmeal, savoury oatmeal, Vegan
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 as a main course
Calories 856kcal


  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 cup gluten-free oats
  • 2.5 cups water
  • 1/2 medium zucchini grated
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2/3 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  • 1/2 large green bell pepper
  • 2 large vine tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp soy yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp sweetcorn
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • fresh chives


  • Add garlic to a non-stick saucepan on a medium-high heat and cook for around 1 minute. 
  • Add the oatmeal, 2 cups water, zucchini, nutritional yeast, turmeric, cumin, black beans, salt and pepper to a saucepan on a medium-low heat. Simmer and stir for 3-4 minutes, gradually pouring in the rest of the water and adding more if necessary.
  • At the last minute, add in the spinach and continue stirring until fully wilted and combined. 
  • Serve immediately with the toppings, or store in the fridge for up to 48 hours. 


Simply halve the recipe if you want to eat this as a snack. 


Calories: 856kcal | Carbohydrates: 128g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1279mg | Potassium: 2631mg | Fiber: 31g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 6485IU | Vitamin C: 145.6mg | Calcium: 259mg | Iron: 11.9mg