Banana-Walnut Steel Cut Oatmeal
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Steel cut oats, also known as Irish oats, do take a while to cook but their slightly chewy texture is well-worth the extra time.
table salt¼ tsp, or to taste
uncooked steel cut oats1 cup(s)
banana(s)2 medium, ripe, mashed
packed brown sugar1 Tbsp
unsalted butter2 tsp
vanilla extract½ tsp
low-fat milk¼ cup(s)
chopped walnuts8 tsp
- Bring water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in oats and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until oats are tender, about 25 to 30 minutes; remove from heat. Gently stir in bananas, sugar, butter and vanilla; stir in milk. Serve oatmeal topped with walnuts. Yields about 1 cup oatmeal and 2 teaspoons walnuts per serving.