Crockpot Steel Cut Oatmeal

1
Lauren Conforti

By
@Hutt5asl

Be sure to use "Steel Cut" oats, not the Old Fashioned or Quick Cook kind. Steel Cut oats are much better for you and do a better job at lowering Cholesterol. :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12-14 (1/2-cup servings)
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
8 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • MAIN INGREDIENTS

  • 6 c
    water
  • 3 c
    milk (or you can use all 9 cups of water)
  • 2 1/4 c
    steel cut oats **
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 4-6 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • OPTIONAL INGREDIENT SUGGESTIONS

  • ·
    raisins
  • ·
    honey
  • ·
    sugar
  • ·
    brown sugar
  • ·
    nuts
  • ·
    milk
  • ·
    molasses
  • ·
    bananas
  • ·
    fresh fruit or berries, in season
  • ·
    chocolate syrup or chocolate chips

How to Make Crockpot Steel Cut Oatmeal

Step-by-Step

  1. ** Be sure to use "Steel Cut" oats, not the Old Fashioned or Quick Cook kind.
  2. Spray inside of 6 quart crock with non-stick cooking spray (This will make cleaning the crock much easier!) You can of course cut this recipe in half, or less, and use a smaller crock.
  3. Add in the oats, water, milk (if using), salt & butter. You can add in other ingredients as you like, but I would suggest holding the raisins until about 1 hour before it finishes. Otherwise they get quite mushy.
  4. Cook on LOW for 8 hours, or overnight, OR on HIGH for 4-6 hours. (Cook for less time if using a smaller crock). Stir & serve. We always make ours plain and let everyone add their own ingredients to make it as they like it.
  5. You can ladle the oats into single serving containers (about 1/2 to 3/4 cup servings - this is quite filling) and keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. In the morning, simply take out a serving and heat in the microwave for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until hot. Add any extra ingredients you like.

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About Crockpot Steel Cut Oatmeal

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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