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Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe

Yields3 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

Did you know that oatmeal is just as delicious (if not even more) when eaten savory style?! Give this recipe a try for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner.


 1 cup steel cut oats
 1 cup shiitake mushrooms, chopped
 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
 0.50 cup shredded zucchini
 0.50 cup red onion, diced
 0.50 tsp turmeric
 1 tsp garlic powder
 2 chopped spinach, swiss chard, or kale

Place 1 cup steel cut oats + 3.5 cups water into a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.


After the oats have simmered for about 15 minutes, add all the remaining ingredients with the exception of the chopped greens. Cook for another 15 minutes.


Stir in the chopped greens, and remove saucepan from heat.


Optional - Top with any of the following: low-sodium salsa, freshly ground black pepper, a drizzle of balsamic vinegar, or a sprinkle of nutritional yeast.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.5 cups

Servings 3

Amount Per Serving
Calories 241.7
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.8g6%
Total Carbohydrate 46.9g16%

Dietary Fiber 7.8g32%
Protein 9.4g19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.