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Pumpkin & Pear Steel-cut Oats

This lightly spiced sweet and savory oatmeal will fill you up with all the wonderful flavors of fall!

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Rachel Leonard


  • 2.5 cups water
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1/2 can pumpkin
  • 1.5 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1-2 pears preferably bartlett, but anjou will also work


  1.  In a small sauce-pot bring the water and apple cider to a boil, add the oats and cover. Reduce to a low heat and let simmer for 10-15 minutes, until the oats are tender.  
  2. When oats are cooked, stir in the pumpkin, maple syrup, and spices.
  3. Chop or slice the pears and serve on top of the oats, finish with more pumpkin spice if desired.