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Creamy Steel Cut Oatmeal With Chia


  • Author: Joscelyn Abreu
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x

Description

Steel cut oats are much different from rolled oats, and while they take longer to cook, their delicious flavor and texture make it worth the while.


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups water
  • 2 1/4 cups almond milk or milk of choice (a splash more may be needed if you like it a bit thinner)
  • 1 cup certified gluten-free steel cut oats (or 2 cups gf rolled oats if you don’t have steel cut)
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
  • pinch of salt
  • Maple syrup, coconut sugar, or other sweetener to taste
  • Optional toppings: berries, bananas, apples, nut butters, sliced almonds, pecans, cacao nibs, goji berries, shredded coconut, cinnamon, etc.

Instructions

  1. Into a large pot combine water, milk, oats, chia seeds and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring with a whisk to remove any chia clumps. Reduced heat to a low simmer and partially cover the pot with a lid. Cook for 20-30 minutes until oats are tender (5 to 10 minutes for rolled oats) stirring often so that the bottom does’t burn. When oats are tender, sweeten to taste and add a splash of milk if too thick for your liking. Serve immediately.
  • Category: Breakfast