Steel Cut Oats

Dietary: Clean Eating, Egg-Free, Kosher, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut Free, Vegetarian, Whole Grain

Hodgson Mill Steel Cut Oats are made from premium oats grown in North America. They are uniformly cross cut for a unique texture and a delicious hearty 100% whole grain taste. Every serving will warm you up with whole-grain nutrition and a lightly sweet flavor, unlike that of traditional rolled oatmeal.

Steel Cut Oats take longer to cook, but the flavor and texture make it worth the wait. Make a big pot and warm up a serving each day to ensure a healthy, satisfying breakfast. You can also make them overnight, either on the stovetop or in a slow-cooker! Also great for baked goods and desserts ~ try them in breads, cookies, and more.


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Product Details

Ingredient List
Ingredients: Premium whole grain steel cut oats


Kosher – Orthodox Union Parve 
Non-GMO Project Verified


How it’s Made 
Large steel blades chop the oat  groats into two or three pieces.


Storage Recommendation
Dry product may be stored at room temperature, in refrigerator, or in freezer at least until the code date on the package. 


Look For (smell, taste, description)
Coarse Appearance. Light to medium tan in color. Fresh grain smell. Creamy, mellow flavor.


Ready to eat? 
Item is not ready to eat, it must be thoroughly cooked.


Usage Suggestions
Cook as a hot cereal.
Can be used as an ingredient in baked goods.
Add cooked leftover cereal to smoothies or shakes


Nutrition Info

Nutrition Benefits
Protein – 5g 
Dietary fiber – 4g Soluble 2g Insoluble 2 g 
Soluble fiber from oats, as a part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. 
Calcium – 2% 
Iron – 10% 
Potassium 140 mg 2% per serving

Beta-Glucan - Approximately 2g per serving (may vary with crop conditions.)



Health Information
Sodium Free 
No Trans Fat 
No Cholesterol 
High in soluble Fiber 
Good source of Protein 
Low in Saturated Fat 
Whole Grain 

Allergen Info

Allergen Information

Produced in a peanut/tree nut free environment
Shared equipment with Wheat, Corn, and Dairy.
Equipment is Egg Free and Soy Free.


Tips & FAQ’s

Cooking Tip: Steel Cut oats do very well in a slow cooker. Larger quantities can be cooked and refrigerated. Simply reheat the portion. There are several recipes on the Hodgson Mill Recipe blog. 
Revised measurements for cooking so that the liquid is absorbed  in a slow cooker:
Servings             Water or Milk             Hodgson Mill Steel Cut Oats 
1                         1-1/2 cups                   1/4 cup 
2                         3 cups                         1/2 cup 
4                         4 cups                         1 cup 
Pot sizes also are a factor for how much liquid to use.  The guide above is with a 3-4 quart size pot .


How much do I use in a recipe for cookies or breads?  
You can substitute cooked steel cut oats cup for cup for cooked oatmeal in a recipe.  But it is not the same uncooked and will not substitute cup for cup as a dry ingredient. 


How are steel cut oats different than rolled oats?  
Steel cut oats are whole grain oat groats that have been cut in only two or three pieces instead of being rolled. Steel cut oats are heartier in texture and have a rich nutty taste. Rolled oats are oat flakes that have been steamed, rolled, re-steamed and toasted. 


Is it considered whole grain? 
Yes, it is the whole oat groat. 


Do I have to adjust the moisture in the recipe if I add the oats?  
Soak oats overnight to soften them before adding straight to a baking recipe. You will have a wetter batter. The liquid would have to be adjusted. It may be best to find a recipe that specifically calls for steel cut oats. The recipe that calls for cooking or pre-soaking the oats and liquid is already in correct proportion. 


What is the green tinge in my steel cut oats?
Since our steel cut oats are not fortified, the minerals (mainly the iron) in the oat groat can react to what liquid it is being soaked in.  This would be the water, milk, soy milk and so on for a long period of time.  An additional source would be the container used to soak the product in having a reaction with the minerals in the oat groat.  It is not harmful if the green tinge is consumed but most individuals choose to just skim it off and finish the cooking process.


Does this product contain glyphosates?
No. Our grain vendor for oats is one of the few companies that have announced that they will reject oats exposed to glyphosate, since oats exposed to glyphosate did not meet their quality standards for the grain. The farmers that grow our oats signed an affidavit stating they will not use glyphosate on the oats.