CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Metal-Head OatmealThis new take on an old-time breakfast favorite might appeal to teenagers.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This new take on an old-time breakfast favorite might appeal to teenagers.
1 cup Irish steel-cut oats
4 cups water
1 medium apple, peeled, cored and cut into chunks
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup whole milk or half and half
Toppings of your choice such as dried fruit, toasted nuts and brown sugar
Grease the bowl of your slow cooker with butter. Add all ingredients and stir well. Cover and set slow cooker to low. Cook for 8 to 9 hours. In the morning, stir contents of the slow cooker well; season with butter and brown sugar if needed. Spoon into to-go cups and top with dried fruit, toasted nuts, brown sugar and milk (optional).
Yield: Serves 2 to 4.
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