Recipe: Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oats With Apples, Walnuts

A filling whole-grain favorite

Recipe: Overnight Steel-Cut Oats With Apples, Walnuts
Steel-cut oats are a breakfast favorite, rich in fiber and extra filling. Let your slow cooker do the work overnight to save precious time in the morning (and to wake up to wonderful smells). Using a slow-cooker liner can make clean-up a snap.


1 cup steel-cut oats
2 apples, cut in small cubes (or 1 cup dried fruit + extra 1/2 cup water)
½ cup chopped walnuts
4 cups water
2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/3 teaspoon ground cloves (optional)

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  1. Combine all ingredients in slow-cooker. Mix so ingredients are evenly distributed. Set slow-cooker on low setting, and cover and cook for 8 to 9 hours.
  2. Spoon into bowls.
  3. May serve topped with a splash of milk (or milk alternative).

Nutrition information

Makes 4 servings

Per serving: 

Calories: 280
Total fat: 12g
Saturated fat: 1.5g
Total carbohydrate: 42g
Fiber: 7g
Sugars: 10g
Protein: 8g

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