Category: Breakfast

Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal

Easy peasy steel-cut oatmeal? What? Yes, you really can make steel-cut oats the night before and wake up to this incredibly healthy breakfast! Feel free to mix up your toppings to keep things interesting – we love to sneak in some cacao nibs when we’re feeling extra indulgent 😉

Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal. Photo by Sarah Crowder.

Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal with Fruit & Nuts

Servings: 4
Time: 5 minutes (Inactive) 8 hours


  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 4 cups water

Assembly Per Bowl

  • ½ cup cooked steel cut oats
  • 1 Tbsp sliced almonds
  • ¼ tsp chia seeds
  • 10 blueberries
  • 1 tsp dried currants


  1. In a small stock pot, bring water and salt to a rolling boil. Add oats and stir. Let boil 1 minute. Turn off stove and cover pot. Let sit overnight.
  2. To assemble each bowl, reheat cooked oats in microwave or on stove. Top with almonds, chia seeds, strawberries and currants.


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