Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Breakfast Bowl

by Angela
4 Servings
35 min

If you are looking for a tasty and filling breakfast, check out this recipe for Slow Cooker Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats to start the day and feel full all morning. This delicious recipe is perfect for those chilly fall mornings and because you use the slow cooker, you can always set it all up the night before!

Filled with healthy apples and the classic fall taste of cinnamon, this recipe is great to start the day at any time of the year but definitely has an autumn feel. Plus get that full-for-longer feeling from those steel cut oats. Perfect to avoid that pre-lunch energy crash.

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Breakfast Bowl
Recipe details
  • 4  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Total time: 35 min
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For the oats
  • 1 cup steel cut oats
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh apple cider
  • 2 medium apples, cored and diced
  • 1½ tbsp honey, preferably local
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • ½ tsp salt, to taste
To serve
  • 1 medium apple, cored and diced
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • Maple syrup

Add the oats with the water, cider, apples, honey and spices to the greased slow cook crock with a little salt and stir to mix
Cover with a lid and cook for 6-8 hours, checking at around 5 hours to see how they are doing
To serve, cool slightly before adding to bowls and topping with chopped apples, pecans and maple syrup – or other ingredients if you prefer!
  • This recipe calls for steel cut oats and it is important to stick with them as the cooking time is worked out on that type of oats. You can definitely try others, but you might want to experiment a bit with cooking times – they may need more or less depending on consistency.
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  • Sweeter With Sugar Sweeter With Sugar on Aug 22, 2021

    This looks yummy-thank for sharing!

  • Dhenyon Dhenyon on Jan 26, 2022

    Title says Instant Pot oats with 35 min cooking time. Recipe uses crock pot with 6 hour cook time! What setting for crock pot? High or low? Do you have instructions for Instant pot use as title suggest?