Steel Cut Oats with Warm Berry Compote

  • Maryfcd Posted: 01/12/14
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  • MeghanF Posted: 01/16/14
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    This is my new favorite breakfast. The compote has kept well for three days in the refrigerator. I used a bag of Trader Joe's brand frozen, mixed berries and weighted 12 ounces to use, but next time I will just use the whole 16 ounces. My 10 month old daughter also loved this. I might also try it with maple syrup instead of honey to see if it makes a suitable vegan version for friends.

  • nazhamster85 Posted: 01/16/14
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    Delicious, easy, hearty, warm, comforting breakfast!! I like Chris2221's suggestion of adding some nuts!

  • IoneTaylor Posted: 05/17/14
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    I like that this recipe makes enough compote for a generous number of bowls of oatmeal. It's also super easy and super fast to make - a huge plus. It keeps well in the refrigerator - it was two weeks by the time I used up the last of it, and it was still good. (Although I'd recommend using it up in one week.) I also used Trader Joe's mixed berries. The strawberries were whole and oversized compared to the other berries, and I'm not a huge fan of all those seeds in the raspberries and blackberries, but it was still a nice change of pace. (Blueberry compote is my favorite.) I'd make it again.

  • Chris2221 Posted: 01/12/14
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    I used blueberries and it was delicious. Next time I will add some chopped walnuts or pecans for some crunch.

  • AZFooDi Posted: 02/05/14
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    We loved this! Warm and satisfying, and no fuss. Will try the other suggestions of swapping maple syrup for honey and throwing in some nuts!


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