Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oatmeal Recipe

photo13 300x300 Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe

If you are a looking for a easy and delicious slow cooker oatmeal recipe, this one is the one for you. Easily customizable to fit everyone in your household’s oatmeal tastes. I used Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe. Do not try to use quick oats or any other kind of oats. Only steel cut will work for a slow cooker recipe. Believe me, I tried it before! Purchase from Amazon or via VitaCost ($10 off $10 coupon).

Not only is this delicious, steel-cut oats are much healthier. Rolled oats are produced by mashing the oat groat into a thin sheet, which breaks down the fiber. Steel-cut oats are simply cut into two or three pieces. Thus, they take longer to digest than rolled oats because they are more complex and have less factory processing.

Steel Cut Oats Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe

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Serves: 6 servings
This is perfect for a family oatmeal bar! Have many of toppings and flavorings on hand. Blueberries, strawberries, brown sugar, maple syrup, walnuts, raisins, flaxseed, and cinnamon are just a few ideas!
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 cups of milk
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Toppings per taste - ie, brown sugar, maple sugar, agave syrup, raisins, blueberries, walnuts, apples etc.
  1. Combine steel cut oats, water, and sea salt in slow cooker.
  2. Cook overnight or for around 8 hours on low.
  3. In the morning you may need to add a little milk if it is too thick.
  4. Add flavoring in the morning. I added ¼ cup of brown sugar and ¼ cup of maple sugar to make my son's favorite flavor. I added walnuts and blueberries to mine.
I used 2 cups milk and 2 cups water. You could do 4 cups of water or a 4 cups of milk depending on how you like your oatmeal.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 79 Fat: 1

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  • Shannon - March 14, 2012 @ 4:17 pm 2

    Can’t wait to try this!! I purchased some Steel Cut Oats about a month ago, but since it does take longer to cook them, I’ve only made the oatmeal once. THANKS for sharing this!!

  • Tonda - March 14, 2012 @ 3:42 pm 1

    My family loves this with dried cherries and a splash of almond extract. I add some brown sugar too!

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