Oat and Farro Porridge with Dates and Coconut

10
Total Time
8 hr 10 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
7 hr
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Mixing grains like these in the slow cooker adds more texture and flavor to a comforting, warm, morning porridge. If you intend to sleep a little later — or if you’re making this for a weekend morning — add up to 1/4 cup additional water with the other ingredients.

Ingredients

fat free skim milk

2 cup(s)

hot water

2 cup(s)

uncooked steel cut oats

cup(s)

uncooked farro

cup(s)

unsweetened coconut flakes

½ cup(s)

dried date(s)

cup(s), chopped

unpacked brown sugar

3 Tbsp

table salt

½ tsp

ground nutmeg

¼ tsp

Instructions

  1. Stir milk, water, steel-cut oats, farro, coconut, dates, brown sugar, salt, and nutmeg in a 4- to 5 1/2-quart slow cooker until the brown sugar dissolves. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours. (The porridge can keep on warm setting for 1 hour.)

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