Berry Banana Steel Cut Oats made in the rice cooker for a quick, easy, healthy, and delicious breakfast. These flavorful oats take only minutes to cook in a rice cooker, and are amped up in flavor with the addition of bananas and berries, as well as honey.
This Berry Banana Steel Cut Oats is a great recipe, which makes for an easy breakfast. And the best part–you can cook it in your rice cooker.
Yup,you read that right, the rice cooker! I love that, it is easy, tastes delicious, and is pretty healthy! If you do not own a rice cooker, you seriously should get one. They are awesome. Rice cookers can be used to make a gazillion delightful dishes.
I love steel cut oats, but found that they took longer to cook than I usually had time for in the mornings, so I kind of just gave up on using them. But when I got a bag of Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats I knew I wanted to make them for my breakfast. I love adding in things like chia seeds, flax, protein, and delicious mix ins for a fun, healthy, and easy to make breakfast. And Bob’s Red Mill has the best products. So I started experimenting with ways to make my breakfast quick, easy, and hassle free. And this Berry Banana Steel Cut Oats recipe is what I came up with. By making it in my rice cooker, it takes only a couple minutes of my time, and I get a creamy, delicious, consistency, and can add whatever I want in.
These oats are the quick cook kind, and so they are ready in 7 minutes, and by putting them in the rice cooker, I don’t have to think about them at all. Then I can top them whatever way I wish. I stirred in a little milk to make them extra creamy, and added the berries and bananas.
Oatmeal Mix In Ideas:
- Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips with the Steel Cut Oats
- Pecans and Honey and shredded carrots with the Steel Cut Oats
- Blueberries and Lemon Juice with the Steel Cut Oats
- Apples and Cinnamon with the Steel Cut Oats
- Orange Juice and Dried Cranberries with the Steel Cut Oats
- Peaches and Cream with the Steel Cut Oats
Steel Cut Oats Cooking Tips:
- Get Quick Cook Steel Cut Oats: Steel cut oats can take over 30 minutes to cook, make it faster by getting the quick cook version from Bob’s Red Mill.
- Use a Rice Cooker with automatic settings: The rice cooker should shut off on it’s own when the liquid is absorbed. This one, for example, requires you to only push down a lever, and it will automatically stop when the oats, or rice, are cooked.
- Mix some milk or cream into them after cooking to give them an even creamier consistency.
- Top with your favorite mix-ins.
Other breakfast recipes you may enjoy:
- Breakfast Stuffed French Bread
- Breakfast Taco Bowls
- Summer Fruit Breakfast Bake
- 1 Hr Cinnamon Rolls
- German Pancake Minis
- Dairy Free Crepes
Berry Banana Steel Cut Oats
- 1 cup steel cut oats
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 2 3/4 cups water
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup milk
- honey banana, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries for topping
- Place oats, water, and salt in a rice cooker.
- Turn on.
- Let cook until rice cooker automatically turns off.
- Add a little water to get the consistency right.
- Stir in milk and honey.
- Top with bananas, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.
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