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Steel-cut oats taste great but take ages on the stove. These fast versions deliver flavor and texture.

Kimberly Holland
December 14, 2012

BEST FROZEN HOT CEREAL
Good Food Made Simple 100% Steel Cut Oats, $3.39 (2 [8-ounce] servings)
Hearty oats that are chewy and toothsome with just enough creaminess for a perfectly balanced bite. Delicious on their own with a little sweetener, or as a nice base for fruit, nuts, and other breakfast toppings.

BEST QUICK-COOK STEEL-CUT OATS
Bob's Red Mill Quick Cooking Steel Cut Oats, $4.39 (22-ounce bag)
Slightly salty notes (though it has 0mg sodium per serving) complement the robust and nutty whole-grainy goodness. Pleasantly substantial with a full-bodied chew.

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