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Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal

Yield: serves 2


  • 2 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup steel cut oats, also called Irish or Scottish oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 2 Tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons toasted pecans, roughly chopped
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1-2 Tablespoons granulated sugar


  • Bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil.  Remove from heat.  Add 1/2 cup steel cut oats and cover.  Let sit overnight.
  • In the morning, uncover pot. The mixture should be creamy and slightly thickened. Add salt, honey, and brown sugar. Stir and bring to a boil. Let boil for about 30 seconds then reduce heat and let simmer uncovered for 5-8 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • While oatmeal is heating, heat up a sauté pan. Sprinkle a little sugar. Wait for the sugar to get warm then place banana slices on top. Let sugar caramelize. Sprinkle sugar on top banana slices then flip. Allow other side to caramelize. Transfer caramelized bananas to small bowl.
  • Once oatmeal is to your desired consistency, ladle into serving bowls. Adjust sweetness adding more sugar or honey to taste. Sprinkle toasted pecans and caramelized bananas on top. Enjoy your healthy and satisfying breakfast.