Savory Oats Base

Savory Oats Base

Savory Oats Base

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  • Each serving
  • 200cal
  • 3.5g fat (0.5g sat)
  • 0mg chol
  • 300mg sodium
  • 39g carb
  • 6g fiber
  • 2g sugars
  • 8g protein


  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Bring stock to a boil in a pot. Pour in oats, reduce heat to a simmer, and cover. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until oats have reached desired tenderness.


TOPPING IDEAS for savory oatmeal

Try one of the following combinations:

  • Roasted beets, goat cheese, toasted almonds, basil
  • Pumpkin purée, caramelized leeks, sage
  • Sautéed mushrooms, feta, wilted kale
  • Chopped apples, Gruyère, rosemary, toasted walnuts
  • Shoyu, scallions, a soft-cooked egg
  • Tempeh bacon, black beans, avocado slices
  • Pesto, grilled chicken, toasted pine nuts

Special notes:

For rolled oats, reduce stock to 2 cups.

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