• 3 cups water
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar or brown sugar substitute equivalent to 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar*
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Dash ground cloves or ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups fat-free milk


1. In a 2-quart saucepan, combine the water, steel-cut oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, allspice, and cloves or nutmeg.

2. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until desired doneness and consistency, stirring occasionally. Serve with milk. Makes 3 cups (six 1/2-cup servings)

3. 3. *Test Kitchen Tip: If using a brown sugar substitute, we recommend Sweet ‘n Low Brown or Sugar Twin Granulated Brown. Use 1 1/2 teaspoons Sweet ‘n Low Brown or 1 tablespoon Sugar Twin Granulated Brown in place of the packed brown sugar.Nutrition Facts per 1/2-cup serving with brown sugar substitute: 149 cal. 2 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 2 mg chol., 106 mg sodium, 24 g carbo., 3 g fiber, 9 g pro.Exchanges: 0.5 milk, 1.5 starchCarb choices: 1.5

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