McCann’s Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal

McCann’s Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal | ContraryCook.com

Dr. Barnard recommends eating steal-cut oats as opposed to consuming over-processed “1-minute” oats, so I thought I would give Mccann’s Steel Cut Irish Oatmeal a try.

If you like oatmeal but you’ve never had the wholesome steel-cut variety before, you are really in for a treat. I had no idea that oatmeal could taste this great. It sounds silly, I know. But it’s just an entirely different experience than “quick-oats”.

I’ll have to save this treat for weekends, though, as it takes about 1/2 hour to prepare. It’s not that it’s hard to make or anything, it just takes 20 minutes to simmer, and you have to stir it occasionally. That’s not a 1/2 hour I can fit into an already busy workday.

I drizzled a little bit of maple syrup on top. I’m telling you, it was crazy delicious…a nice nutty soft-crunch in every bite.

Here’s how to cook steal cut oats:

  1. Bring 3 cups of water and 1/4 teaspoons of salt to a boil.
  2. Add 1 cups of steal-cut oats.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat and let it rest for 2 minutes.
2 replies
  1. Organica Jane
    Organica Jane says:

    You can do this in a thermos night before so no prep in the a.m.

    And ideas: add some NingXia wolfberries (superfood), chopped organic apples, walnuts, almonds, dates and or prunes for some extra fiberlicious flavah.

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