Tropical Steel-Cut Oatmeal
- prep time10 min
- total time 40 min
- serves 4
When it’s cold outside, this creamy oatmeal with coconut milk and tropical fruits is warm, comforting and dairy-free!
Courtesy of Amanda Riva of The Hot Plate.
1 cup steel-cut oats
1 ⅔ cups water
1 can coconut milk
1 Tbsp brown sugar (approx.)
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp ground cinnamon
⅓ cup pineapple, finely chopped
⅓ cup mango, finely chopped
⅓ cup banana, finely chopped
⅓ cup strawberries, finely chopped
¼ cup cashews, chopped and toasted
¼ cup coconut flakes, toasted
1. Pour water in medium saucepan set over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Stir in coconut milk. When mixture comes to a simmer, stir in oats and salt.
2. Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender and you like the consistency. Let stand covered, for 5 minutes.
3. Stir in brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Divide equally into 4 serving dishes. Toss pineapple with mango, banana and strawberries. Top oatmeal with fruit mixture, cashews and toasted coconut. Serve with additional brown sugar if desired.