Capitalize on the healthiness of this good-tasting breakfast. Bananas, oats, and pecans add up to power-packed nutrition.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium pot, bring 4 1/2 cups water to a boil. Stir in oats and salt and cook 1 minute. Let cool, cover, and refrigerate overnight.

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  • Bring oatmeal to a simmer over medium-high. Cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in milk and vanilla. Transfer to a 9-inch pie plate.

  • Heat broiler, with rack 4 inches from heat. Top oatmeal with bananas and brown sugar and broil until bananas are caramelized, 3 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle with pecans to serve.

Cook's Notes

Soaking steel-cut oats overnight shortens cooking time in the morning. A sprinkle of sugar and a pass under the broiler give this dish a caramelized top layer.

Reviews (3)

118 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 51
  • 2 star values: 29
  • 1 star values: 9
Rating: Unrated
09/30/2013
I did watch the video first so knew to add a little water before cooking the following morning. I just added enough to make it the consistency I wanted.
Rating: Unrated
09/30/2013
Made this and absolutely loved it. I didn't have pecans so made it without. It was easy and tasted wonderful.
Rating: Unrated
12/10/2012
After following the directions to the T; my steel-cut oats soaked up all the water while overnight in the fridge... leaving nothing to "simmer" the next morning. I ended up adding about a cup of water, as it began to burn. Next, I had to broil it about 10 minutes to caramelize my bananas. (However, that could be due to my "wonderful" oven.) Overall- this was wonderful... I just had to improvise in some areas.
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