Steel-Cut Oats with Pumpkin and Spice (Overnight Method)


These nutty oats are enriched with the flavor of pumpkin pie. Serve with a splash of milk, honey, or pure maple syrup and a sprinkling of toasted walnuts and you have a delicious, hearty, healthy breakfast! This will last up to a week in your fridge.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
14 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 19 mins
4 cups


  • 3 ½ cups water

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup steel-cut oats

  • ½ cup pumpkin puree

  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice


  1. Combine water and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Mix oats, pumpkin puree, and pumpkin pie spice into boiling water; return liquid to a boil. Boil oatmeal for 1 minute; remove from heat and cover saucepan with a lid.

  2. Place oatmeal in the refrigerator and chill, 8 hours to overnight.

  3. Stir oatmeal; heat in the saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until heated through, about 5 minutes.

Cook's Note:

I store this in my fridge and reheat a single portion as needed. You can reheat in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

163 Calories
3g Fat
30g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 163
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 371mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 71mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.