Steel-Cut Oats with Orange, Pomegranate Seeds, Pepitas, and Maple Syrup

This style of oats holds its shape better than rolled oats. Sweet-tart fruits add jolts of flavor.
Martha Stewart Living, January 2011
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats, cooked
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3 tablespoons pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 orange, segmented
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup


  1. Bring water and salt to a boil. Whisk in grains.
    Return to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring often, for 35 to 40 minutes. Top with skim milk, pomegranate seeds, pepitas, orange, and maple syrup. Serve immediately.

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