How to Cook Steel Cut Oats

If you are looking for a tasty alternative to oatmeal, consider steel cut oats. Steel cut oats have a nuttier taste compared to traditional oatmeal. Also, steel cut oats are chewier than oatmeal. The cooking time is also longer. Steel cut oats can be cooked overnight. In the recipe, we will show you how to cook steel cut oats in a shorter time span.

This is how to cook steel cut oats

Note: This picture shows the difference between rolled oats (left) and steel cut oats (right).

To prepare your oats, bring water to boil in a medium sizes pan. Add a pinch of salt. Once the water has begun to boil, add in the desired amount of steel cut oats. Cook the oats on medium to high heat for 30 minutes. Make sure to stir the oats frequently. This will preventing sticking and burning. Once the oats are thickened, add in brown sugar or cinnamon. For best taste, serve immediately.

For added flavor, consider serving the steel cut oats with fresh fruits. Strawberries and blueberries go great with these oats. When choosing a beverage, consider one of the many fruit juices available. If you are diabetic, steel cut oats are a great alternative to traditional oatmeal. Steel cut oats can help lower blood sugar levels and blood pressure. They are also rich in fiber.

Here’s to another Fantastic meal!

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