Slow Cooked Steel Cut Oats

This recipe takes time to develop its creamy flavor. Try not to rush the cooking process. Oats are a nutritious source of fiber and the peanut butter adds some plant-based protein to the finished dish.

Serving size

½ cup

Makes

6 servings

Prep time: 5min
Cook time: 30min
Total: 35min

Ingredients

1 tablespoon coconut oil, or non-dairy butter substitute

1 cup steel cut oats

2 cups unsweetened oat milk, or other non-dairy milk

1 cup water

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

¼ cup and 2 tablespoons unsweetened peanut butter

1 ½ cups fresh blueberries

Nutrition Info

Makes: 6 servings  Serving size: ½ cup

Calories

241

Fat

12 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Carbohydrate

28 g

Sugar

9 g

Fiber

4 g

Protein

7 g

Sodium

110 mg

Calcium

25 mg

Phosphorus

58 mg

Potassium

205 mg

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the oats and toast for 3 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent burning.
  3. Increase the heat to medium-high. Add the milk, water and vanilla to boil, and stir to combine.
  4. Reduce the heat to a low simmer. Cover and cook 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cooking time will vary depending on desired texture and consistency.
  5. Add the maple syrup and peanut butter, stirring to combine.
  6. Place the oatmeal in serving bowls and top with blueberries.