Cranberry Maple Steel Cut Oatmeal (Delish Knowledge)

1 cup steel cut oats
2 cups water
¼ tsp salt
2 cups fresh cranberries, plus more for garnish
¾ cup water
⅓ cup maple syrup
½ cup 100% orange juice
⅓ cup toasted pecans, for garnish
orange zest, for garnish

1. Bring 2 cups water and salt to a boil then add steel cut oats. Reduce heat to a low simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 15 – 20 minutes, depending on how chewy you like your cereal. Stir occasionally. Remove from heat and let stand covered for a couple of minutes before mixing.
2. Meanwhile, make the cranberry sauce. Combine cranberries, water, syrup, and orange juice in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat.
3. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook until cranberries have softened completely and liquid is bright red, approximately 10 minutes.
4. Mix ½ of the cranberry sauce into the cooked oatmeal and stir until incorporated, adding more syrup if desired.
5. Divide oatmeal among 4 bowls and top with remaining cranberry sauce, pecans and orange zest.

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