Overnight Steel Cut Oats

September 15, 2009 at 8:29 am 1 comment

Awhile ago I purchased a small bag of steel cut groats at our local Amish bulk foods store. I had never tried these, but was intrigued. I put off making them because I really wasn’t sure how. Sunday night I finally bit the bullet and did a little research online as to how to prepare them.

It was so easy! I loved how little time it actually took, and now I have a big bowl of oats in the refrigerator that should last me the whole week!

Overnight Steel Cut Groats

In a large sauce pan, mix 1 1/2 cups steel cut groats


With 6 cups water. Boil for 1 minute100_1423

 Cover and let sit at room temperature in the sauce pan overnight…they will absorb a lot of the water overnight!


In the morning, boil again for 10 minutes, or until the are thick and creamy (but still have a little “crunch” in the middle). I did have to make sure I watched these carefully, because they were so thick that they almost burned when I just lef them to boil.

Scoop a bowlful up, add your favorite toppings and enjoy!!! (1/2 of a Nectarine, Maple Syrup, a little bit of Maple Brown Sugar Granola)


I put the rest into a large tupperware bowl and just scoop out what I want each day and throw it into the microwave.

I can’t believe I was “affraid” of this stuff! It was so easy and makes breakfast so easy! Try it!!


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  • 1. lola  |  September 17, 2009 at 6:06 pm

    those oats look great! i’ve never had them before either, but you’ve inspired me to try them.


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