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“When you learn how to make steel-cut oatmeal, you may find yourself doing it daily or weekly so you have a bowl of hearty, chewy and filling oats for breakfast each morning. This recipe makes a classic version. Toppings are up to you.”
1 cup water or low-fat milk
Pinch of salt
¼ cup steel-cut oats (see Tip)
Low-fat milk for serving (optional)
1 to 2 teaspoons honey, cane sugar or brown sugar for serving (optional)
Pinch of cinnamon (optional)
1Combine water (or milk) and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in oats and reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, until the oats are the desired texture, 20 to 30 minutes.
2Serve with your favorite toppings, such as milk, sweetener, cinnamon, dried fruits or nuts.
Tip: People with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity should use oats that are labeled "gluten-free," as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.