RecipeSlow Cooker Steel-Cut Oats with Apples and Figs

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 253
  • Protein: 6g
  • Total Fat: 3g
    • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 54g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8g
  • Sodium: 0mg

Steel cut oats raise blood sugar less than rolled oats and have a heartier, more satisfying texture, but the downside is they take much longer to cook. Solve this problem by prepping them overnight in your slow cooker — they’ll be ready by morning!

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This recipe makes 4 servings
  • • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • • 4 cups water
  • • 2 apples, diced
  • • 1/2 cup figs, dried chopped (may substitute other dried fruit)

Combine the oats, water, apples, and figs in the slow cooker. Cook on low setting overnight for approximately 8 hours.

Optional: chopped nuts, cinnamon, sugar, honey, or maple syrup for serving.

Serving size: 1 cup