Cold winter mornings call for a bowl of warm oatmeal. Our overnight recipe uses both steel-cut oats and fresh fruit for a healthy take on a winter favorite. Enjoy a nutritious start to your morning with this oatmeal recipe that eliminates the cholesterol and added sugar.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 8 servings, 1 cup each
- 8 cups water
- 2 cups steel-cut oats
- 1/3 cup dried cranberries
- 1/3 cup dried apricots, chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Combine water, oats, dried cranberries, dried apricots and salt in a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Turn heat to low. Put the lid on and cook until the oats are tender and the porridge is creamy, 7 to 8 hours.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
- Calories: 193
- Fat: 3 g
- Protein: 6 g
- Carbohydrates: 34 g
- Sodium: 77 mg
- Potassium: 195 mg
Try our delicious, healthy oatmeal recipe to get your day started right. Enjoy!