How to Make Steel Cut Overnight Oats

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Love steel cut oats, but never have time to wait for them to cook in the morning? Try cooking them overnight with this easy recipe for Steel Cut Overnight Oats.

 

I love steel cut oats because they tend to fill me up better than regular rolled oats. The only problem is that they take at least 20 minutes to cook, which isn’t ideal on a weekday when you’re trying to get out the door in time for work. But did you know that you can actually cook steel cut oats overnight, so that they are ready for you in the morning?? I didn’t until recently!

After trying a couple of methods from blogs and sites around the web, I believe that the method below works the best. This recipe makes one serving of oats, but feel free to double, triple, or even quadruple it because these oats keep well in the fridge for one week.

All you need is 1/4 cup of dried steel cut oats, one cup of filtered water, a pinch of salt, and a small pot with a lid.

Love steel cut oats, but never have time to wait for them to cook in the morning? Try cooking them overnight with this easy recipe for Steel Cut Overnight Oats. They'll be ready to eat when you wake up in the morning! // www.littlechefbigappetite.com

Place one cup of filtered water into the pot with a pinch of salt and bring the water to a boil.

Love steel cut oats, but never have time to wait for them to cook in the morning? Try cooking them overnight with this easy recipe for Steel Cut Overnight Oats. They'll be ready to eat when you wake up in the morning! // www.littlechefbigappetite.com

Once boiling, add the 1/4 cup of oats. Give it a quick stir so that the oats are covered by the water. Set a timer for ONE MINUTE.

Love steel cut oats, but never have time to wait for them to cook in the morning? Try cooking them overnight with this easy recipe for Steel Cut Overnight Oats. They'll be ready to eat when you wake up in the morning! // www.littlechefbigappetite.com

After one minute, TURN OFF the heat and place a lid over the pot. YOU’RE DONE! Leave the pot on the stove and let it work it’s magic!

Love steel cut oats, but never have time to wait for them to cook in the morning? Try cooking them overnight with this easy recipe for Steel Cut Overnight Oats. They'll be ready to eat when you wake up in the morning! // www.littlechefbigappetite.com

When you wake up in the morning, your oats will be fully cooked as shown below.

Love steel cut oats, but never have time to wait for them to cook in the morning? Try cooking them overnight with this easy recipe for Steel Cut Overnight Oats. They'll be ready to eat when you wake up in the morning! // www.littlechefbigappetite.com

Reheat the oatmeal by placing the pot on low heat on the stove for a few minutes (stirring every 30 seconds). Alternatively, you can pour the cooked oats into a microwave-safe bowl and microwaving on high for 2 minutes.

Serve the oatmeal with your toppings of choice. I love adding peanut butter, banana, and cinnamon. Sometimes I also add 1/2 scoop of protein powder if I want a little extra something to hold me over.

Love steel cut oats, but never have time to wait for them to cook in the morning? Try cooking them overnight with this easy recipe for Steel Cut Overnight Oats. They'll be ready to eat when you wake up in the morning! // www.littlechefbigappetite.com

Voila! How easy was that? Steel Cut Overnight Oats, cooked while you sleep.

 

 

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