Quaker Steel Cut Oats Quick 3 45 Minute


Start your morning with the hearty texture and rich, nutty flavor of steel cut oats. Quaker® Quick 3-Minute Oats cook in just 3 minutes and have 45 grams whole grains per serving. Try them with a drizzle of maple syrup, a splash of milk, or topped with fruit. It’s the delicious wholesomeness you expect from Quaker.

  • Made from 100% heart healthy whole grains*
  • *Diets rich in whole grains and other plant foods and low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • 45 grams whole grains per serving
  • Sodium free
  • Good source of fiber
  • No artificial preservatives
  • No artificial flavors

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Microwave Preparation (for 1 serving)

1/3 cups of Quaker Steel Cut Oats, uncooked
3/4 cups water
A dash of salt (For low sodium diets, omit salt)

  1. Combine oats, water*, and salt in a deep microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on 50% Power 2.5 - 3 minutes. **
  3. Stir and allow to cool 2 - 3 minutes before serving.
CAUTION: Bowl will be very hot! *To avoid boil over, refrain from adding milk until AFTER cooking.**Due to difference in microwave ovens, cooking times are approximate. Microwaves are all different and may cause boil over or undercooked oatmeal. See below table for suggested cooking times according to microwave oven wattage (Note: 50% Power required/suggested for all microwave ovens and times.)
Suggested Cook Time on 50% Power
Approximate Microwave Wattage

Stove Top Preparation

To make 1 serving:

  • 1/3 cups Quaker Steel Cut Oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup water
  • A dash of salt (for low sodium diets, omit salt)

To make 2 servings:

  • 2/3 cups Quaker Steel Cut Oats, uncooked
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/8 tsp salt (for low sodium diets, omit salt)
  1. Boil water and salt.
  2. Stir in oats, reduce heat to medium.
  3. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until oats are desired texture.


What Are Steel Cut Oats?

Every oat starts out as a hulled and toasted whole grain called a groat. Steel cut oats are made from chopping each groat into tiny, sesame seed-sized pieces. When cooked, they have a deliciously nutty and rich texture.