Steel-cut oats, also claled Irish oatmeal, makes a heartier, chewier oatmeal than the pressed old-fashioned or quick oats.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Creamy 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

153 calories; 3 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 205 mg sodium. 31 mg potassium; 25 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 7 g protein; 30 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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