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Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

This Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats recipe is unbelievably delicious! Creamy, hearty and so easy to make! Lightly sweetened steel cut oats topped with fresh fruit and nuts is the perfect way to start your day!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot oatmeal, instant pot steel cut oats, steel cut oats in instant pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Pressure Cooker Heating Up / Release 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 218kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk You can substitute your favorite milk here such as unsweetened almond milk, soy milk, whole milk, etc.
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey, agave, brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon optional
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

Optional garnishes:

  • blueberries, banana slices, strawberries, hemp seeds, chia seeds, ground flaxseed, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, etc.

Instructions

  • Place the oats, water, almond milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, and salt in a 6-quart Instant Pot. Stir well.
    1 cup steel cut oats, 2 cups cold water, 1 cup vanilla almond milk, ¼ cup maple syrup, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Cover and seal the pot. Set the Instant Pot to cook on high pressure for 3 minutes.
  • After the timer goes off, leave the pot alone to rest. After 10 or 15 minutes, the Instant Pot will beep and start letting out pressure naturally. Let the pot set for another 10 minutes and then let out the rest of the pressure.
  • Remove the lid and stir. The oats will thicken as they cool.
  • Serve in individual bowls with your favorite garnishes, optional. Taste and adjust the sweetness according to your preference.
    blueberries, banana slices, strawberries, hemp seeds, chia seeds, ground flaxseed, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, etc.

Nutrition

Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 2mg