Apple and Cinnamon Oatmeal
Heart-healthy steel-cut oatmeal cooks up perfectly in no time in the pressure cooker, and cinnamon and apple make this an autumn morning must. If you’ve never tried steel-cut oats, they’re instant oats’ chewier, healthier cousin. If you’re gluten-intolerant, be sure to buy oats that are labeled as gluten-free. Top with chopped walnuts for a bit of protein.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 3tablespoons butter
  • 1cup steel cut oats
  • 2 1/2cups Water
  • 1large applecored, peeled, and chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 1tablespoon brown sugarplus extra for serving
  • 1teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4teaspoon kosher salt
  1. To preheat the Instant Pot, select the Sauté function. When display reads “hot”, add the butter and melt.
  2. Add the oats and stir, cooking for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the water, apple, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt and stir.
  4. Secure the lid. Select the Manual function and cook at high pressure for 7 minutes.
  5. Once cooking is complete, use a natural release for 10 minutes, then release any remaining pressure quickly. The oatmeal will continue to thicken as it cools.
  6. Serve the oatmeal topped with chopped fresh apple and more brown sugar. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

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