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All oats start life as big kernels of graincalled GroatsThese kernels are processed by cutting, crushing, and steaming to make them more permeable to water and thus cook fasterSteel Cut Oats are the LEAST processed, the GROAT is simply cut into two or three pieces with a sharp metal bladeScottish oats: stone ground into various sizes – creamierRolled oats: steamed and then rolled, fasterQuick oats: longer steaming and more rolling. Even fasterQUESTIONS?
Couldn’t be easierMakes 2-4 servings
Steel Cut Oats: The Future of your Breakfast
Frank SayreSTEEL CUT OATS: THEFUTURE OF YOURBREAKFAST
Objectives• By the end of this session you should be able to:• Describe how Steel Cut Oats are different from other types of oats• List the benefits of Steel Cut Oats• Cook Steel Cut Oats• Select appropriate toppings for Steel Cut Oats
What are Steel Cut Oats?Raw OatsGroatsSteel Cut OatsScottish OatmealRolled OatsQuick Rolled OatsPhoto Credit: Flikr user notahipster(http://www.flickr.com/photos/notahipster/5021274144/)
Benefits of Steel Cut Oats• More nutritious?• Lower glycemic index• Fuller longer• Otherwise not really much difference• More delicious?• Yes• Nutty flavour• Not mushy (even after 2-3 days)
How to Cook Steel Cut Oats• 3 cups boiling water• ¼ teaspoon salt• 1 cup Steel Cut Oats• Cook covered for 10 – 20 minutes (depending on preferred level ofchewiness)• Stir in toppings and serve• Berries and fruit (blueberries are amazing)• Nuts (walnuts, pecans)• Milk or Yogurt• Honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup
Review:• How are steel cut oats different from other kinds of oats?• Are there any health benefits to Steel Cut Oats• Are there any flavour benefits to Steel Cut Oats?• How long do steel cut oats take to cook?