Cooking and Meal Prep Recipes Pressure Cooker Steel Cut Oats By Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is an author, registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc. Learn about our editorial process Updated on September 20, 2019 Print Dana Angelo White (12 ratings) Total Time: 15 min Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 10 min Servings: 4 (1 cup each) Nutrition Highlights (per serving) 168 calories 3g fat 31g carbs 6g protein Show Nutrition Label Hide Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings: 4 (1 cup each) Amount per serving Calories 168 % Daily Value* Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 154mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 31g 11% Dietary Fiber 4g 14% Total Sugars 3g Includes 2g Added Sugars 4% Protein 6g Vitamin D 0mcg 0% Calcium 30mg 2% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 156mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice. Every oatmeal lover has a soft spot for hearty, whole grain steel cut oats. A less adulterated form of oats (they aren’t rolled flat), these high fiber grains have a pleasantly chewy texture that makes for a whole new breakfast experience. The only downside to enjoying this whole grain cereal is that it typically takes at least 30 minutes to cook. Here's where the pressure cooker comes in. This countertop appliance uses the powder of steam to rapidly speed cooking time and prepares food with almost magical speed. Ingredients 1 cup steel cut oats 2½ cups water ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon brown sugar ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup fresh fruit for serving, such as berries, sliced banana, chopped apple Preparation Spray the inside of the pressure cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place oats, water, cinnamon, sugar, and salt in the cooker pot and stir. Lock the lid in place and set to HIGH pressure for 10 minutes. When the cook time is up, use the quick release method (see machine manual for specific directions) and allow to cook slightly before serving. Serve topped with fresh fruit. Ingredient Variations and Substitutions Instead of cinnamon, try other warm spices like vanilla bean, cardamom, or nutmeg. Once the oats are cooked, top with any kind of fresh fruit or swirl in a spoonful of fruit jam or creamy peanut butter. Cooking and Serving Tips Use caution when opening the pressure cooker. The food will be extremely hot and will need a few minutes to cool. Using a pressure cooker may seem daunting at first but most models come with easy to follow instructions that make safe usage very possible. No pressure cooker? No problem. Make this same recipes using a traditional stove top method and adjust the cooking time accordingly. You can also make “overnight” oats and prepare them in a slow cooker on low for eight hours. Rate this Recipe You've already rated this recipe. Thanks for your rating! By Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is an author, registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc. See Our Editorial Process Meet Our Review Board Share Feedback Was this page helpful? Thanks for your feedback! What is your feedback? Other Helpful Report an Error Submit Advertiser Disclosure × The offers that appear in this table are from companies that partner with and compensate Verywell Fit for displaying their offer. These partnerships do not impact our editorial choices or otherwise influence our editorial content.