Yield: 6 people

Instant Pot Easy Steel Cut Oatmeal

Bowl of steel cut oatmeal on marble background with cut fresh fruit

Hearty and filling, with a hint of nutty flavor, this Instant Pot Easy Steel Cut Oatmeal is a breakfast staple at our house! It is super easy to make and doesn't use refined sugars. Toss a batch in, go take a shower, and when you're done, breakfast is ready and waiting for you!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 2 cups steel cut oats
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (the real stuff, not the fake kind)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup fresh fruit (can use frozen)


  1. Add all ingredients to Instant Pot.  Stir to combine.
  2. Place lid on Instant Pot, close vent, and set to Manual/Pressure Cook on HIGH for 10 minutes.
  3. When time is up, vent using Quick Release method.
  4. When pressure has released, open lid and gently stir in fresh fruit (berries, bananas, peaches, etc.).  Serve and enjoy!


If using frozen fruit, allow the oatmeal to sit on Keep Warm in the Instant Pot for a few minutes to thaw the frozen berries before serving. 

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

6 people

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 253Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 207mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 6gSugar: 11gProtein: 7g

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only.

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