Slow cooker oatmeal (Overnight Steel-Cut Oats)

This is a wonderful way to treat yourself nicely after a big celebration. Hardly any work and means you have a warm breakfast with no effort in the morning.
Adapted from Food 52’s Overnight Steel-Cut Oats with Almond Butter & Honey
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup steel-cut oatmeal
  • 1 pinch salt (needed, otherwise tastes off)
  • 2T? brown sugar
  • slow cooker
  • 4C measuring jug or metal bowl – whatever fits into the slow cooker
  • pitcher to fill water in slow cooker
  1. Mix milk, water, oatmeal and salt in jug / bowl and place in slow cooker
  2. Fill slow cooker with water to reach around jug/bowl.
  3. Set on low and cover overnight. Covering is important since it will otherwise not get warm enough inside.
  4. Stir in brown sugar until it tastes right to you, then serve.
Original says it goes for 2-3 people, but it goes well paired with something else, thus making it fine for 4.

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