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Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe

Article written and reviewed by Tara Kemp
Published March 2, 2018
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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.

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Savory Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe

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.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 3
Calories 241.7 kcal

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

  • 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

Serving: 1.5gCalories: 241.7kcalCarbohydrates: 46.9gProtein: 9.4gFat: 3.8gFiber: 7.8g
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About the author 

Tara Kemp

Tara Kemp is the Director of Nutrition Education at Mastering Diabetes. She has been active in the field of health and nutrition for many years, including working with Forks Over Knives, Engine 2, and Dr. Neal Barnard and the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Tara has a bachelor's degree in Education from Bucknell University, a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell, and is a Certified Food For Life Instructor through the Physicians Committee.