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Make-Ahead Steel Cut Oatmeal

Heidi Davison
Make-ahead steel cut oats are the perfect breakfast to make on a Sunday afternoon and eat throughout the week.
3 from 1 vote
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups steel cut oats
  • 1 cup almonds chopped
  • 1/2 cup each raisins and cranberries
  • Optional: brown sugar blueberries, and bananas for toppings


  • Boil the water in a medium sized saucepan.
  • Once boiling, add the steel cut oats and stir.
  • Turn the heat to low and simmer 25-30 minutes or until the oats have soaked up the water.
  • Pour the oats into a large tupperware and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • Separate almonds, cranberries, and raisins into individual bags for transportable toppings.
  • To warm, heat desired portion in the microwave for 1-1:30 minutes and add desired toppings.
  • Optional: add brown sugar, fruit, and milk when warmed each morning.