Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

by Sheryl

Prep Time: 2 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 17 mins | Servings: 4

My mom is on a very strict diet. And I have to make sure that she is not only eating healthy but delicious. This recipe with six different healthy, delicious flavour options has been a huge relief. Planning my mom’s everyday meal is easy with amazing recipes like this.

Ingredients

Steel Cut Oats in Instant Pot:

2 c. steel cut oats
3 c. water
1 c. almond milk

Apple Cinnamon Steel:

1 c. cooked steel-cut oats
1 small apple, chopped
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp maple syrup
Chopped almonds to garnish

Lemon Blueberry:

1 c. cooked steel-cut oats
1 tsp lemon juice
1/4 c. fresh or frozen blueberries (more to garnish)
1 tsp maple syrup (optional)
1/2 tsp lemon zest
Almond milk for serving (optional)

Peanut Butter Banana:

1 c. cooked steel-cut oats
2 tbsp peanut butter
1 banana
Chia seeds to sprinkle

Chocolate Coconut:

1 c. cooked steel oats
2 tsp raw cacao
2 tbsp coconut milk
1 tbsp maple syrup
A garnish of toasted coconut & chocolate chips

Peanut Butter & Jelly:

1 c. cooked steel oats
1 tbsp peanut butter
2 tbsp chia seed jam (or jam of choice)
1 tsp chopped peanuts
1 tsp chopped coconut flakes

Maple Sea Salt:

1 c. cooked steel-cut oats
1 tbsp cashew butter
1/2 tsp vanilla powder
2 tsp maple syrup, divided
1 tbsp chopped pecans
Sea salt flakes
Almond milk to serve (optional)

How to make Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

To make Steel Cut Oats in an Instant Pot:

Pout the water in your Instant Pot and add in the steel-cut oats and almond milk. Set the IP to high and the cooking time to 4 minutes. Allow the pressure to build. Once it hit the 4-minute mark, do a natural release of pressure for approximately 10 minutes, then release the remaining pressure before removing the lid. Quickly stir and serve. Enjoy!

Apple Cinnamon:

Into a bowl, add the oats, half of the apple, and cinnamon, then stir to combine. Garnish with the rest of the apple chunks, syrup, and almond.

Lemon Blueberry:

Into a bowl, place the oats, lemon juice, blueberries, and syrup. Stir to mixed and garnish with the rest of the ingredients if desired.

Peanut Butter Banana:

Add the mashed banana with the oats and a tbsp peanut butter into a bowl, then stir. Slice the remaining banana, add them on top of the oats along with the peanut butter, then sprinkle with chia seeds.

Chocolate Coconut:

Into a bowl, add the oats, cacao, a tbsp coconut milk, and maple syrup. Stir, then top with coconut chips, chocolate chips, and the remaining coconut milk.

Peanut Butter & Jelly:

Add the oats into a bowl along with the peanut butter. Stir and top with jam, peanuts, and coconut flakes.

Maple Sea Salt:

Add the oats into a bowl followed by the cashew, vanilla powder, and a tsp maple syrup. Mix to combine, then add on top the pecans, remaining syrup, and salt. If you prefer this extra creamy, add a splash of almond milk.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving: 1cup cooked oats (plain) | Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 90mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 3mg

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