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Steel-cut oats and barley soak up water overnight so they're ready to go in the morning. Use a big bowl because the grains will expand.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2010


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

1 serving (serving size: 1 bowl)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine oats, barley, and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave-safe 4-cup bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

  • Uncover bowl, and stir in salt. Microwave, uncovered, at HIGH for 6 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed, stirring well after 3 minutes. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and nutmeg. Top with almonds and honey.

Nutrition Facts

388 calories; fat 7.1g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 2g; protein 11.2g; carbohydrates 75g; fiber 10g; iron 3.7mg; sodium 300mg; calcium 56mg.