The more I cook with oats the more I find they have an endless amount of uses. Savory oats are my latest obsession. These steel cut oats retain an al dente quality to them just like arborio rice does in a risotto.
Cheryl said she would have never guessed it was made of oats, but I have her prepped with a few barley risottos that I worked on for my new slow cooker book, Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You!, that comes out this fall.
Of course you can pre-order it right now on Amazon. I promise you it will make my day! (Plus if you pre-order now you’ll get the lowest price it sells for between now and the release thanks to Amazon’s pre-order price guarantee.)
If you are gluten-intolerant make sure to buy oats that are clearly marked gluten-free. They may be cross contaminated with wheat if they are not labeled.
Last night I made an amazing taco filling with kidney beans and oats – so expect to see more savory oat goodness soon! The one thing about savory oats is I prefer them to not be made in a slow cooker. I love the creamy texture it gives my breakfast oatmeal, but for some reason it seems unpleasant when I add savory flavors.
You can see my sweet slow cooker oatmeal recipes here. You can also buy oats in bulk at your local health food store – you’ll get more oats for your money that way.
Can’t see the recipe above? Click here to go to it on Key Ingredient’s site.
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