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Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

cooked in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Eating whole grains made easy!  Cooking steel-cut oats in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker was a revelation for me!  Gorgeously creamy and perfectly cooked in 10mins totally hands-off while I enjoyed drinking my coffee ~ breakfast cheers to that!!


Steel-cut Oats are whole food grains with heart-healthy, calming, soothing and blood sugar balancing benefits.

  • Serves2-4
  • Cooks in 10mins
  • Prep time 2 mins
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  • High Fibre

    High fibre foods are an important part of a healthy digestive system. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds are high in fibre.

  • Heart Healthy

    Heart Healthy recipes have lots of whole grains, fruits & vegetables. A diet rich in plant foods, low in refined fatty foods can help lower cholesterol.


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  • 1 cup steel-cut oats - rinsed
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ tsp salt


Steel Cut Oat Porridge cooked in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.


PLUG-IN your Instant Pot Pressure Cooker with the clean stainless inner pot in place.


RINSE steel-cut oats in a fine colander or sieve with running water.




COVER + LOCK LID in place and set Pressure Cook time for 10mins. Check pressure release valve is closed.


INSTANT POT will come up to pressure; this will take a few minutes.  The lid will lock, it will cook for 10mins and then beep when it is done.


QUICK release the pressure valve turning manually with care.   Remove the lid once it unlocks and stir oats really well. 


SERVE as is or top with Apple Berry Compote.  Drizzle with raw honey or maple if you need the sweetness. Add milk if you like your porridge-like that. Stir in our Super Seed Mix.


STORE any extra in the fridge covered. REHEAT on the stove in a saucepan or use the Instant Pot saute button, either way, your adding 1/4 cup water and stirring gently until hot.

Tips + Suggestions

GLUTEN-FREE:  Oats are naturally gluten-free!  Oats may be processed in a facility that also processes wheat, barley and rye so if you are allergic or very sensitive to gluten, then be sure to buy gluten-free oats.


LOW FODMAP limit to 1 cup serving size and see how you feel.


DOUBLE UP the recipe cooking extra and keep in the fridge covered so you will have a few days of whole-grain breakfasts ready to reheat.


FLAVOUR ADDITIONS; You can add vanilla, cake | pumpkin spice blends, cinnamon, dried fruits like raisins or dates, butter, coconut oil or ghee when cooking or when serving.


WHY ADD SEEDS our Super Seed Mix is an affordable “food as medicine” that can help your digestion, natural detoxification, hormone balance, skin glow and weight management.  

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