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Real Oatmeal

Makes: 3 servings
Serving size: 2/3cup
Start to Finish 25 mins
Real Oatmeal
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  water
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 2/3  cup  steel-cut oats
Directions

1. In a 2- to 2-1/2-quart saucepan bring water and salt to boiling. Stir in oats. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or until oats are just tender and the liquid is nearly absorbed. Makes 3 (2/3-cup) servings.

From the Test KitchenCreamy Real Oatmeal:
  • Prepare as above, except add 1/4 cup milk to the water and salt (watch carefully as milk will foam when mixture comes to a boil). Simmer, covered, for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Toppers:
  • Top your hot cooked oatmeal with dried fruit (cherries, raisins, tropical fruit bits, chopped dates), nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds), shredded coconut, brown sugar, maple syrup, and/or milk or half-and-half.
Nutrition Facts (Real Oatmeal)
  • Servings Per Recipe 3,
  • cal. (kcal) 153,
  • Fat, total (g) 3,
  • chol. (mg) 2,
  • carb. (g) 25,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 7,
  • sodium (mg) 205,
  • Potassium (mg) 31,
  • calcium (mg) 30,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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