Make breakfast easy with this instant pot blueberry oatmeal! With just a few ingredients, you will have a healthy and delicious breakfast ready with little prep time.
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Oatmeal is easy enough to make on the stove, but I like making it in my Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker because there is little hands-on time. I just stick all of the ingredients in the pot and let it do it’s thing. I love that I don’t have to babysit a pot on the stove or stir constantly.
Cooking Times for Oatmeal in the Instant Pot
This recipes for blueberry oatmeal requires natural pressure release. So, the cook time is only 3 minutes, but coming to pressure and naturally releasing pressure brings it up to about 30 minutes. That’s just something you will want to keep in mind when planning your morning.
You might also like: Blueberry Baked Oatmeal
Types of Oats for Pressure Cooker Oatmeal
This recipe calls for steel cut oats. You may also substitute rolled oats for the steel cut oats. Just stay away from quick cooking oats. You are better off cooking those on the stove as they will turn to mush in your instant pot.
Please note that we have recently updated this recipe. Originally, this recipe called for 3 cups milk. We are now recommending 3 cups water as it has caused the BURN message on some models of Instant Pot.
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- 1 cup steel cut oats
- 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
- 3 cups water
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- pinch of salt
- cinnamon for serving
- Combine the oats, blueberries, water, brown sugar, and salt in the bowl of your instant pot.
- Cook oats on high pressure for 3 minutes.
- Natural pressure release.
- Top with cinnamon and additional blueberries, if desired.
Amount Per Serving Calories 202
I hope your family enjoys this instant pot blueberry oatmeal recipe as much as my family did. My kids surprised me by how much they loved it!