Make Ahead Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Number of Servings: 4 (280 G)
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
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 t. olive oil
  • 1 c. steel-cut oats
  • 3 c. water
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 c. 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 280G

Amount per serving
Calories 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Potassium 240mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 22g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8%
Iron 10%
Vitamin D 8%
Vitamin E 2%
Vitamin K 0%
Thiamin 15%
Riboflavin 10%
Niacin 2%
Vitamin B6 4%
Folate 6%
Vitamin B12 6%
Biotin 0%
Chloride 2%
Pantothenate 4%
Phosphorus 25%
Iodine 10%
Magnesium 30%
Zinc 10%
Selenium 2%
Copper 8%
Manganese 0%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 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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