It’s Fall! That means we need something warm and hearty to start the day. This easy Instant Pot pumpkin oatmeal uses steel cut oats with maple, pumpkin, and pecans to give you all the Fall flavors and textures you crave!
This recipe for pumpkin oatmeal is packed with filling, flavorful ingredients that will keep you going all morning long! It’s a great way to start the day and thanks to the Instant Pot, it doesn’t take all day to prepare!
Instant Pot Pumpkin Maple Pecan Steel Cut Oatmeal
I love cooking with the Instant Pot because it makes life so easy. There’s no watching required. I can dump it all in there, stir, set it, and go about my business.
We’re all busy in the morning so it’s always a good thing to have some extra time!
How to make Instant Pot steel cut oats:
This is a really easy recipe so let’s just dive right into the details! You’ll love how simple it is and everyone can get their breakfast right out of the Instant Pot so there’s no extra dishes, no fancying serving required for this hearty pumpkin oatmeal.
In your Instant Pot, combine the oats, milk, creamer, salt and vanilla.
Close the Instant Pot lid.
Set the vent to sealing.
Press ‘manual’ and set timer for 10 minutes.
Allow it to cook and do it’s thing!
Let the oatmeal natural release for at least 12 minutes.
Release the pressure that remains after 12 minutes.
Stir in the pumpkin, maple syrup, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
Serve topped with chopped pecans.
Ingredients needed for this pressure cooker pumpkin oatmeal:
This recipe uses steel cut oats, non fat pumpkin coffee creamer, skim milk, salt, vanilla, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, brown sugar, cinnamon, and chopped pecans.
If you don’t like any of those ingredients you can easily swap them out for something in a flavor you do enjoy just leave them out. If you can’t have pecans just feel free to skip them or add in a crunchy topping that you can have!
Why use the Instant Pot for oatmeal?
Steel cut oats take SO LONG to cook if you don’t use the Instant Pot. I love that I can set it up, go about my business and in just a few minutes have perfectly cooked steel cut oats for breakfast.
The Instant Pot makes fast work of steel cut oats on those days when I don’t want to stand over the stove cooking and stirring!
Looking for more delicious fall recipes?
Now that fall is here I’m excited to be back inside cooking and baking. It’s cooler which means that I don’t have to worry about being miserably hot in the kitchen or heating up the whole house as a result.
For some delicious fall classics that you’ll come back to time and time again, check out my favorites below:
- No bake pumpkin cookies
- How to clean a pumpkin for making pie
- Maple roasted pumpkin seeds
- Easy pumpkin roll recipe
- Pumpkin pie bites
- Apple fritter waffles
- The easiest apple fritters
- Ruby Tuesday Apple Salad
- Recipes using Thanksgiving leftovers
- Amazing meatloaf recipes
Printable Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe:
- 1 cup steel cut oats
- 1 cup non-fat pumpkin coffee creamer
- 2 cups skim milk
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- chopped pecans for garnish
- In your Instant Pot, combine the oats, milk, creamer, salt and vanilla.
- Close the Instant Pot lid.
- Set the vent to sealing.
- Press 'manual' and set timer for 10 minutes.
- Allow it to cook and do it's thing!
- Let the oatmeal natural release for at least 12 minutes.
- Release the pressure that remains after 12 minutes.
- Stir in the pumpkin, maple syrup, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
- Serve topped with chopped pecans.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 601Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 25gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 389mgCarbohydrates: 75gFiber: 8gSugar: 43gProtein: 13g
I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.