Cinnamon-Apple Steel Cut Oats in the Instant Pot

Quick and easy Instant Pot steel cut oatmeal with apples is a hearty, healthy breakfast.

Cooking steel cut oats can take ages, but not in the Instant Pot! Like with other grains, pressure cooking steel cut oats cuts the cooking time down significantly. It takes about 20 minutes—stirring frequently—to make steel cut oats on the stovetop. In the pressure cooker, it takes five minutes at pressure with a 10-minute natural release. You shave five minutes off of the cooking time, plus, you don’t have to watch the pot. Set it, forget it and soon you’ll be eating Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples.

Yields 2 servings

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal with Apples

The optional ginger gives these Steel Cut Oats with Apple a spicy little kick. If a spicy little kick is not what you're after in a breakfast recipe, you can omit the ginger.

5 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup steel cut oats
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 medium apples, chopped into 1/2" pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger (optional)
  • maple syrup or applesauce, to taste

Instructions

  1. In your Instant Pot, stir together the oats, water, apple pieces, cinnamon, and ginger. Bring to high pressure, and cook for 5 minutes, with a natural release.
  2. Sweeten with maple syrup or applesauce, to taste.
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Quick and easy Instant Pot steel cut oatmeal with apples is a hearty, healthy breakfast.

Photos by Becky Striepe.

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