Steel-Cut Oatmeal

By Maggie Collins, MPH, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
15 min 20 min 35 min 4 (1-cup each)



  1. In a medium non-stick saucepan, combine the water, soy milk, salt and spices and bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat.
  2. In the meantime toast the oats in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  3. Stir the oats, mashed banana and chopped apple into the simmering liquid. Reduce the heat, adjusting to maintain a gentle simmer. Cook for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thick.
Nutrition Facts
4 servings per container
Serving size 1 cup (385g)
Amount per serving
Calories 340
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 200mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 24%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 32g
Incl. 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 2mcg 10%
Calcium 186mg 15%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 549mg 10%
*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet, 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Bonus Tips

  • If using a slow cooker, cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 4 hours, also stirring occasionally.
  • Serve garnished with a couple tablespoons of dried cranberries.

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