Make Ahead Steel Cut Oats (Slow Cooker)
I love old fashioned rolled oats or steel cut oats in the morning but don't have the patience to wait around for them to cook when I am hungry for breakfast in the morning.
I like to cook steel cut oats in the slow cooker (Crock Pot) and keep them in a container in the refrigerator. Then, in the morning, I just warm up about 1/2 cup cooked oats and about 1/4 milk (unsweetened almond milk for me) in the microwave (1 minute on High power). So much quicker and easier!
Make Ahead Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats
1/2 cup steel cut oats
1 cup water
1 cup unsweetened almond milk or any milk you have on hand
Place all ingredients in a slow cooker. Stir, cover with lid, and cook for two hours on low. I stir my oats once or twice during the last 30 minutes so it does not stick to the bottom. Store in the refrigerator in a container with lid. To reheat, scoop out about 1/2 cup cooked oats, add in about 1/4 cup milk, and cook uncovered in the microwave for about 1 minute on High (100% power).
I have been enjoying my oatmeal with fresh blackberries and a drizzle of maple syrup. Blackberries were on sale this week. What a treat!