Steel Cut Oatmeal in a Slow Cooker

Steel Cut Oatmeal In A Slow Cooker Recipe

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*Please note that this recipe calls for [QUICK COOKING] steel cut oats. C/O Bob's Red Mill with my changes.

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2 or 3 small servings
5 Min
45 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


1 c
quick cooking steel cut oats
2 c
*boiling* water
1/4 tsp
salt (optional)

How to Make Steel Cut Oatmeal in a Slow Cooker


  • 1Lightly oil the inside of the slow cooker. Heat up the slow cooker on *HIGH (or LOW if cooking for 1 1/2 hours) for about 10 minutes.

    *I have only tested this recipe using the HIGH setting.
  • 2Meanwhile, boil 2 cups water. Place 1 cup of the steel cut oats in the heated slow cooker.
  • 3Pour the boiling water over the oats. Cover and cook on HIGH for 45 minutes (usually it will take less time than that to cook completely).
  • 4Serve with your favorite oatmeal topping suggestions below.
  • 5Serving suggestions c/o Bob's Red Mill:

    1. The Old School: brown sugar, butter salt
    2. Doctor's Orders: Greek yogurt, flaxseed, blueberries
    3. The Truck Stop: fried egg, sausage links, cheddar cheese, hot sauce
    4. The Hang Loose: toasted coconut flakes, pineapple chunks, toasted macadamia nuts
    5. Oat Couture: dried cherries, creme fraiche, balsamic reduction.

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About Steel Cut Oatmeal in a Slow Cooker

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American