Last night, after listening to the storm warnings, I wanted to prepare something for the morning breakfast, so I can get to work on clearing the backyard as early as possible. Steel cut oats are whole grain groats that are cut into smaller pieces, so they take longer to cook than regular oats. I love the no-cook overnight oats that I usually make, but steel cut oats need to be cooked for a little bit in the morning to get them to slightly less chewy texture. If you prefer chewy oats, then they can be enjoyed as is in the morning.
Steel Cut Oats - 1 part
Soy milk - 1 part
Water - 1.5 partsBrown Sugar/ Maple Syrup (or sweetener of choice) - to taste
Cinnamon - to taste
Topping Ideas - Raisins, Almonds, fresh berries, dried berries, Nuts of choice
- Combine all the ingredients except for the toppings in a non-reactive container. Mix well and refrigerate overnight.
- In the morning, bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 5-8 minutes or until the oats have your desired texture.
- Serve with toppings of your choice.