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Close up overhead view of a bowl of Instant Pot Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats topped with maple syrup and pecans

Instant Pot Pumpkin Steel-Cut Oats (Gluten-Free, Vegan)


  • Author: One Lovely Life
  • Total Time: 45-50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This creamy pumpkin steel-cut oatmeal is so easy to make in the Instant Pot. It’s a delicious warm breakfast that’s worth waking up for any day of the week. (Gluten-Free, Vegan-Friendly)

Total Time = 45 minutes. (12-14 minutes to come to pressure + 5 minutes cook time + 15 minutes quick release + 1-2 minutes natural release + 5-10 minutes to rest.)


Ingredients

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For The Instant Pot Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats:

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or vegan butter, melted (optional)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon*
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg*
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom*
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups almond milk (can substitute your favorite milk or water)
  • 1 cup steel-cut oats (certified gluten-free, as needed)

Optional, for serving: additional milk, pure maple syrup or brown sugar, toasted pecans, dried cranberries, yogurt or whipped cream, etc.


Instructions

  1. In your Instant Pot, combine pumpkin puree, maple syrup, butter/vegan butter (if using), vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, and salt.
  2. Whisk to combine, then add the almond milk. Whisk to incorporate the milk.
  3. Stir in the steel cut oats, making sure to stir well (this will prevent a burn notice)
  4. Secure the lid, and double check that the pressure valve is set to SEALING (not “venting”).
  5. Cook on manual/high pressure for 5 minutes.
  6. Allow the pressure to naturally release 15-20 minutes.
  7. Quick release any remaining pressure by carefully moving the pressure valve to the VENTING position.
  8. Carefully open the lid, then stir the oatmeal to combine.
  9. Let the pumpkin steel cut oats rest for at least 5-10 minutes before serving. The oats will continue to absorb the liquid and thicken.
  10. Serve warm in bowls with additional milk, pure maple syrup, pecans, or any other desired toppings.

Notes

*Feel free to use 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice instead of the cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American

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