Coconut Steel-Cut Oats in the Instant Pot

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Coconut Steel-Cut Oats in the Instant Pot
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 Coconut Steel Cut Oats {Instant Pot} - #coconut #steelcutoats #instantpot #recipe #eatwell101 - Coconut steel cut oatmeal is a great, healthy breakfast, and the add-in options are endless. Try our dairy-free Instant Pot coconut steel cut oats!

Instant Pot Coconut Steel Cut Oats Recipe – This creamy coconut steel-cut oatmeal recipe is a dairy-free, gluten-free breakfast and is so easy to make in the Instant Pot. Simply throw coconut milk, water, step cut oats, and salt in the IP and let the pressure cooking do the magic! Garnish your bubbly coconut steel-cut oats with vanilla, coconut flakes, blueberries, and all of your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the Coconut Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats Recipe

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The best steel-cut oats recipe

This coconut steel-cut oats recipe made in the Instant Pot is both dairy-free AND gluten-free. Use as many toppings as you like: blueberries, nuts, chia seeds, honey, maple syrup, almonds… This steel-cut oatmeal is wonderful! Super creamy and tender, with just the right amount of “chewiness”! If you’re looking to change up your breakfast rotation, add this to your meal plan!

How to make steel-cut oats in the Instant Pot

How to cook steel-cut oats in the instant pot? The key to making extra creamy coconut steel cut oats in the Instant Pot is to use a mix of coconut milk and water. The ideal ratio is 1 cup oats to 2 cups liquid. So for this recipe, we use 2 cups of steel-cut oats and 4 cups of liquid in total. Combine in the Instant Pot with a pinch of salt and let the pressure cooker do the magic. Cook for 4 minutes, then let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Stir in sugar and vanilla extract and you’re up for a delicious, gluten-free, dairy-free breakfast!

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1. To make the Instant Pot steel cut oats: Lightly grease the insert of the Instant Pot with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Pour the can of coconut milk into a 4-cup liquid measuring cup. Add water to reach 4 cups. Pour the mixture into the Instant Pot. Stir in the steel-cut oats and salt.

3. Close the lid and make sure the valve is in sealing position, select the Manual or Pressure Cook button, and set up the IP for 4 minutes. 

4. When finished cooking, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes before manually releasing the remaining pressure and opening the lid.

5. Stir in the brown sugar and vanilla extract. Serve the coconut steel cut oats with additional coconut milk and your favorite toppings (blueberries, coconut flakes, honey, almonds…). Enjoy! ❤️

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Tips for the Coconut Instant Pot Steel-cut oats recipe

  • Make this coconut oatmeal recipe vegan by using maple syrup instead of honey.
  • If you’re short on time, cook the oats for a little longer, like 6-8 minutes, and do a quick release on the Instant Pot instead of waiting for the pressure the release naturally.

Coconut steel-cut oats toppings

Once your steel cuts oats are cooked, you can customize your breakfast bowl with an infinity of toppings to create the best oatmeal ever!

  • Add dried fruit, such as dried cherries, dried cranberries, or golden raisins. You can even add them to the Instant pot when cooking!
  • Fresh or frozen fruit: Top your steel-cut oats with your favorite fresh or frozen fruit. Blueberries are our favorite! Drizzle honey or maple syrup on top for added sweetness.

How to keep the instant pot steel cut oatmeal leftovers?

Let any leftover oatmeal cool completely before covering and refrigerating for up to 2 days for future breakfasts. Reheat in the microwave with a few drops of coconut milk.

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