Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats with Sautéed Cinnamon Pears

Caramelized cinnamon-pears add the perfect amount of sweetness to simple steel cut oats.

Serves: 8Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 cups steel cut oats
  • 6 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 pears, cut into ½”-1” pieces
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • In Instant Pot, combine oats and water. On high pressure, cook 6 minutes, then allow to naturally release.
  • Meanwhile, in medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Cook pears, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg until softened and caramelized.
  • Serve pears over oats.