Cherry Vanilla Steel Cut Oatmeal - The Lemon Bowl
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Cherry Vanilla Swirl Steel Cut Oatmeal

Creamy vanilla bean yogurt and cherry preserves are swirled into steel cut oatmeal to create this warm and satisfying power breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cherry steel cut oatmeal
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 281kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 3 tablespoons flax seed meal
  • 5.3 ounce container Stonyfield Petite Creme yogurt - Vanilla Bean
  • 2 tablespoons Bonne Maman Cherry Preserves
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  • Bring water, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt to a roaring boil whisking occasionally over high heat.
  • Stir in steel cut oats and flax seed meal then bring back to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • While oats are cooking, stir together vanilla yogurt and cherry preserves in a small bowl and set aside.
  • To serve, stir cherry vanilla yogurt mixture in to the oats and sprinkle with chopped walnuts.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 40.7g | Protein: 8.7g | Fat: 8.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.8g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 158mg | Fiber: 6.4g | Sugar: 11.5g