Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oatmeal

Slow cooker recipe

Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oatmeal

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    apples, peeled, cored, cut into ½-inch pieces (2-½ to 3 cups chopped)

  • 1-½

    cups fat-free milk (or substitute non-diary alternative like almond milk)

  • 1-½

    cups water

  • 1

    cup uncooked steel-cut oats

  • 2

    tablespoons brown sugar (or substitute maple syrup or other desired sweetener)

  • 1-½

    tablespoons butter, cut into 5-6 pieces (optional)

  • ½

    teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1

    tablespoon ground flax seed

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • Optional garnishes: chopped nuts, raisins, maple syrup, additional milk or butter

  • Servings: 7 (¾-cup)

Directions

Directions Coat inside of 3-1/2 quart (or larger) slow cooker with cooking spray. Add all ingredients (except optional toppings) to slow cooker. Stir, cover, and cook on low for approx. 7 hours (slow cooker times can vary). Spoon oatmeal into bowls; add optional toppings, if desired. Store leftovers in refrigerator. Freezes well. To reheat single servings: Put 1-cup cooked oatmeal in microwave proof bowl. Add 1/3 cup fat-free milk. Microwave on high for 1 minute; stir. Continue cooking for another minute, or until hot. Recipe can be doubled in 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Increase cooking time 1 hour. Nutritional Info (per 3/4 cup serving): 149 calories, 3.6g fat, 27.3g carbs, 3.9g fiber, 4.9g protein; Weight Watchers PointsPlus: 4 points


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