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Pressure-Cooker Apple-Cranberry Grains

These assorted pressure-cooker grains are perfect together. A hearty breakfast is ready fast in the morning, making this healthy recipe a favorite in my home. —Sherisse Dawe, Black Diamond, Alberta, Canada
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. + releasing
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup wheat berries
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup medium pearl barley
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 6 cups water
  • Milk, brown sugar, chopped nuts and apple slices, optional


  • In a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker, combine the first 11 ingredients. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 25 minutes. Allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick-release any remaining pressure. Serve with optional ingredients as desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 286 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.

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