Make Ahead Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Number of Servings: 4 (280 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 8 hours 10 min.
Make Ahead Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Start this oatmeal about eight hours before you want to eat it. Dress it up with fresh or frozen fruit and a tablespoon or so of nuts to round out the meal.


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 3 cups water
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup skim milk


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Add the oats and fry them until they start smelling nutty.
  2. Stir in the water and salt. Bring to a boil.
  3. Turn off the heat and cover the pan. Leave it on the stove overnight.
  4. In the morning, uncover and stir in the milk. Bring back up to a simmer over medium heat.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 280 g

Amount per serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 22g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0.7mcg 6%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 240mg 6%
Vitamin A 37.3mcg 4%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin E 0.4mg 0%
Vitamin K 0.7mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.3mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 0.8mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 22.6mcg 6%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 61.2mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 0%
Phosphorus 245.1mg 20%
Iodine 14.1mcg 10%
Magnesium 116.5mg 30%
Zinc 1.6mg 20%
Selenium 1.9mcg 4%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0mg 0%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.2mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) 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.


Water, Skim Milk, Steel Cut Oats, Olive Oil, Salt.

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