Steel Cut Oats

A warm breakfast cereal.

TIME
About 1 hour

SERVING SIZE
Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Steel-Cut Oats
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup milk*
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 t vanilla

*You can omit the milk and use 4 cups water if you prefer, but the milk makes it creamier.

Directions

  • Bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir in the oats.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and cook oats for 30 minutes, stirring often to prevent sticking.
  • When the oats start to thicken, add the milk, salt and vanilla and cook for 10-15 minutes more.
  • When the oats are cooked, add the butter, sugar, cinnamon, raisins, or any other toppings you like and serve hot.

Menu Suggestions

Suggested Toppings:

  • organic cane sugar
  • raisins
  • butter
  • cinnamon

Sauté some chopped apples and pecans in butter then sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar or maple syrup to top your oatmeal with.