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Avena Colombiana (Oatmeal Drink)

Erica Dinho
5 from 44 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course drink
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 212 kcal


  • ½ cup old fashioned oatmeal
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • 3 ½ tablespoons sugar


  • Place the water, milk and oatmeal in a medium pot over medium heat and cook about 15 minutes, stirring often with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the cinnamon stick, ground cloves and sugar and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 15 more minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and set aside to cool.
  • Place the oatmeal mixture in a plastic container and refrigerate for a least 3 hours.
  • Discard the cinnamon stick and place the mixture in a blender and blend for 2 minutes. Add more water if you like a thinner consistency.
  • Serve cold.


Calories: 212kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 8gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 109mgPotassium: 347mgFiber: 1gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 398IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 289mgIron: 1mg
Keyword avena, avena colombina, colombian drinks
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