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These Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal are the easiest, foolproof way to enjoy steel cut oats! Spend 5 minutes preparing it at night and wake up to perfectly cooked oatmeal in the morning.

Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal

  • Author: Alexis
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 5 mins
  • Yield: 6

Description

This Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal is the easiest, foolproof way to enjoy healthy steel cut oats! Spend five minutes preparing it at night and wake up to perfectly cooked oatmeal in the morning.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups steel cut oats
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Bring milk, water, oats, and pinch of salt to a boil in a large pot (I use my dutch oven).
  2. Let it boil for 1-2 minutes, stirring to make sure it doesn’t boil over.
  3. Remove from the heat (I move it to the burner behind), cover with lid, and let it sit out on the stove overnight, unrefrigerated.
  4. In the morning, remove lid, stir, heat, and eat! I like to top mine with nut butter and berries or butter, maple syrup, crisp apples, and salt. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Notes

This makes enough to feed me and Jeff for breakfast for several days. Feel free to cut in half if you’re cooking for one.