Make The World's Best Oatmeal at Home: Bring water and salt to a boil. Add quick cooking rolled oats, reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 2 minutes. Servings: 1 serving; 1/2 cup oats; 1 cup water; pinch salt. 2 servings; 1 cup oats; 2 cups water; 1/4 salt. 3 servings; 1-1/2 cup oats; 3 cups water; 1/4 tsp salt. 4 servings; 2 cup oats; 4 cups water; 1/2 salt. Microwave Instructions: In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup quick cooking rolled oats, 1 cup water and a pinch of salt. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes. Stir well before eating. Makes 1 serving. Store in a cool, dry place. Keeps best refrigerated or frozen after opening.