Instant Pot Pumpkin Pie Steel Cut Oatmeal

  • Author: Karen Petersen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes (plus 15 minute NPR)
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Hearty steel cut oats are cooked with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice quickly in your electric pressure cooker to make a comforting breakfast perfect for a chilly fall morning.



  • 1 cup steel cut oatmeal
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar 
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Add all ingredients into your Instant Pot.
  2. Cover and secure the lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing. Set the manual/pressure cook button to 4 minutes.
  3. When 4 minutes is up then let the pot sit there for an additional 15 minutes and then move the valve to venting.
  4. Stir the oatmeal and scoop into serving bowls. Top with milk or cream.


I used my 6 quart Instant Pot Duo 60 7 in 1*.

This keeps well in the fridge for at least 3-4 days. Store in an airtight container.

To make gluten free: Oats do not naturally contain gluten but are often cross contaminated in the fields they’re grown in. Be sure to use certified gluten-free steel cut oats. Bobs Red Mill is a common brand.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe (1/4 cup dry)
  • Calories: 152
  • Sugar: 10 g
  • Sodium: 140 mg
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Protein: 4 g

Keywords: oatmeal, breakfast