Three Minute Steel-Cut Oats
Servings Prep Time
4servings 2minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 2minutes
Cook Time
  • 2cups Water
  • 1cup non-dairy milkunsweetened, soy, oat or almond milk work!
  • 1cup steel cut oats
  • 1/2 vanilla beanoptional
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cinnamon stickoptional
  • 1/4cup raisinsor other dried fruit
  • 1teaspoon cinnamonground
  • 1/4cup walnutstoasted
  • 1/2tablespoons maple syrupagave, or sweetener of choice
  • olive oiloptional, stir in with everything at the beginning
  1. Add the water, milk, salt, oats, vanilla bean, cinnamon stick and 1/4 cup raisins to the Instant Pot. Lock on the lid. Use Instant Pot “Pressure Cook” function to cook 3 minutes. When time is up, let the pressure come down and open the pot.
  2. Carefully remove the lid, tilting it away from you. Check to see if the oats are cooked enough. If not, lock on the lid back on and let sit for 5–10 minutes without any heat, during which time it will continue cooking. Then remove the lid.
  3. Remove the vanilla bean and cinnamon stick, if using, and set aside. Stir and add the cinnamon, walnuts, remaining raisins and sweetener to taste. Refrigerate leftovers and eat another morning or two. This will last about 4 days in the refrigerator. You can also freeze this in breakfast-sized portions
Recipe Notes

Note: using a dairy milk is not ideal, dairy tends to scorch.