Banana Coconut Crunch Steel Cut Oatmeal

Banana Coconut Crunch Steel Cut Oatmeal - a hearty breakfast with bananas, coconut and crunchy almonds!

A new year means new recipes. I already have many delectable recipes lined up to share with you this year. But first I wanted to share one of my favorite ways to kick-start the new year and help you stay on track. Banana Coconut Crunch Steel Cut Oatmeal combines classic flavors to create a unique meal that the entire family will love.

Steel Cut Oatmeal is the perfect way to start the day. Using ingredients that are good for you, this oatmeal is a new twist on a classic dish. Packed with flavor, you will want to make this oatmeal day after day. I sometimes like to have it for dinner because it is filling and delicious. I also love saving the leftovers and reheating them during the week. Just add a little milk when reheating and you have a quick and easy meal.

Banana Coconut Crunch Steel Cut Oatmeal - a hearty breakfast with bananas, coconut and crunchy almonds!

What are some of your favorite ingredients to mix into steel cut oats? Personally, I love something fresh like a banana and something crunchy like almonds. I add coconut flakes for additional flavor and because I love adding coconut flakes to everything.

Banana Coconut Crunch Steel Cut Oatmeal - a hearty breakfast with bananas, coconut and crunchy almonds! Banana Coconut Crunch Steel Cut Oatmeal - a hearty breakfast with bananas, coconut and crunchy almonds!

Banana Coconut Crunch Oatmeal

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
37 mins
Total Time:
42 mins
 
Banana Coconut Crunch Steel Cut Oatmeal is a hearty breakfast full of steel cut oats, bananas, coconut and crunchy almonds. Start the day with this oatmeal!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup steel cut oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 2 cups milk*
  • 1 ripe banana mashed
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • bananas
  • sliced almonds and coconut for topping

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat butter until melted. Add steel cut oats and stir for 2 minutes to toast.
  2. Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  3. Add hot water and milk and stir, bringing to a boil. Cover and turn heat down to low; cook oats for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove lid and stir in mashed banana and maple syrup. Continue cooking, uncovered for 15 minutes, or until oats thicken to your desired texture.
  5. Serve immediately and top with almonds, bananas and coconut, as desired.

Notes

*You can substitute regular milk for almond milk or soy milk.
Source: Spoonful of Flavor

Nutrition Information

Calories: 195, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 19mg, Sodium: 226mg, Potassium: 330mg, Carbohydrates: 26g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 15g, Protein: 5g, Vitamin A: 305%, Vitamin C: 2.6%, Calcium: 159%, Iron: 0.6%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana coconut crunch oatmeal
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