Heart Healthy Steel Cut Oatmeal (With Choice of Variations)

Recipe by DuChick
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4-5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pan, melt the margarine and add the oatmeal.
  • Stir the oatmeal into the margarine and toast it until it's golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the boiling water and reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover with a tight-fittig lid.
  • Simmer for 25 minutes. Watch the mixture carefully and stir to prevent overflow and sticking to pan.
  • After 25 minutes, add the milk to the oatmeal.
  • Stir gently and cook on low for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Scoop into a serving bowl and top with sweetener and milk, if desired.
  • Variations to be added at same time as milk.
  • (choose one):
  • *1/2 can pure pumpkin and 1 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice.
  • *one chopped apple (with or without skins) and 1 teaspoons apple pie spice.
  • *2 ripe, smashed bananas and 1 teaspoons cinnamon.
  • *1 cup cranberries and 1 teaspoons cinnamon.
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