Quick Oats Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Quick Oats.


There are 120 calories in Quick Oats.


Nutrition Facts
Quick Oats
Serving Size:


packet, cooked (177 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 22
Calories 120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2.4 grams

Saturated Fat 0.4 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0.7 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 87 milligrams

Potassium 108 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 21 grams

Dietary Fiber 3 grams

Sugars 0.8 grams
Protein 4.2 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Grain-Based Products (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 120 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 32 minutes
Running (6mph) 12 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 17 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Are quick oats the same as oatmeal?

Regular oats are also known as rolled oats or old-fashioned oats. They are produced by sending groats through a rolling machine, where they are flattened. This produces thick flakes of oatmeal. Quick oats, also known as quick-cooking oats, go through this same procedure, except they are pressed into thinner flakes.

What is difference between quick oats and rolled oats?

Rolled oats (old-fashioned), are the oat groats steamed and rolled into flakes. This means the oils are stabilized, and the oats stay fresh longer. The larger surface area means they will cook more quickly than steel-cut oats. Quick oats are cut into more pieces, rolled thinner, and steamed longer.

Are quick oats Quaker Oats?

Quick Quaker Oats give you all the wholesome goodness of Quaker in just one minute. Try topping with fresh or dried fruits, nuts or cinnamon and enjoy lasting energy from 100% whole grain oats.

Are quick oats different than instant oats?

Instant oats often have preservatives and additives and can come in a variety of flavors, from Maple Brown Sugar to seasonal Pumpkin Spice. Quick oats have only one ingredient– oats– and don’t usually come in flavored options. The major difference, however, is in the steaming and rolling process of the oats.

Are old-fashioned oats quick oats?

Quick oats or quick-cooking oats are rolled oats that go through further processing to decrease cooking time. They’re partially cooked by steaming and then rolled even thinner than old-fashioned oats. They cook within a few minutes, have a mild flavor and soft, mushy texture.

Can I use rolled oats instead of quick oats?

In terms of your morning bowl of oatmeal, yes, rolled oats and quick oats are interchangeable. However, rolled oats are better for baking and cooking because they retain their texture better than quick oats. This makes them the ideal addition to baked goods like my autumn granola breakfast cookies.

Are large flake oats the same as quick oats?

The main difference between large flake and quick oats is the size. Quick oats are cut into smaller and thinner pieces and therefore, like the name suggests, cook faster (about 4 min). Why we love it: With their fast cooking time, quick oats are the ideal breakfast on a cold winter morning.

How do you make quick oats from rolled oats?

So you will need slightly more oats to meet the amount of quick oats that you need. Pour the rolled oats into your food processor. Pulse the rolled oats until they are chopped up into smaller pieces, about 5-6 times. You’re done!