Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

Eating healthy, affordable whole grains is 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!!



  • Serves 2-4
  • Cooks in 10mins
  • Prep time 2 mins
  • Heart Healthy

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  • Plant-based Protein
  • 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.


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  • 1 cup steel-cut oats - rinsed
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ tsp salt - optional
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Steel Cut Oat Porridge cooked in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.


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


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


ADD all ingredients to the stainless steel inner bowl.


LOCK LID in place and set the 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, cook for 10mins and beep when it is done.


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


SERVE as is or top with Apple Berry Compote. Drizzle with raw honey or maple if you need the sweetness. Stir in milk if you like. 


STORE any extra in the fridge covered. Reheat on the stove in a saucepan or use the Instant Pot saute button; either way, add 1/4 cup water and stir gently until hot.


Serving Ideas
top with Apple Berry Compote.
stir in Super Seed Mix.
top with fresh or dried fruits.
add a drizzle of raw honey, maple syrup or apple sauce to add sweetness.
add a dollop of nut butter.

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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 buy gluten-free oats.


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


DOUBLE UP the recipe, cook extra, and keep it 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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