Pressure-Cooker Carrot Cake Oatmeal
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + releasing
- 4-1/2 cups water
- 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
- 2 cups shredded carrots
- 1 cup steel-cut oats
- 1 cup raisins
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- Brown sugar, optional
- In a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker coated with cooking spray, combine the first seven ingredients. Lock lid; make sure vent is closed. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high, and set time for 10 minutes. When finished cooking, allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick-release any remaining pressure according to manufacturer's directions. If desired, sprinkle with brown sugar.
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Editor's NoteSteel-cut oats are also known as Scotch oats or Irish oatmeal.
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Feb 12, 2019
Really good! Great with brown sugar
Jan 15, 2019
I just loved this recipe the moment I read it. After making it I loved it more, very healthy way to start the morning. I used the 6 qt instant pot as it said to and it came out great. It is a little thin just after taking the lid off but after stirring it and letting it cool down it does thicken up. I made it the night before and took some to work with me this morning. It was delicious and naturally sweet didn't even add the brown sugar. Five Stars for sure!!!
Jan 12, 2019
Let me start by saying I really wanted to like this recipe. Just the sound of it made my mouth water. The end results, not so much. I followed the recipe to the letter. Actual closed pot time was closer to 35 minutes (time to come up to pressure cook time 10 minute natural release and then quick release) I did use an 8qt pot, but I'm not sure how much that affected things. The oatmeal came out soupier than I like. I prefer a thicker consistency, so I would probably cut the water back to 3 3/4 cups. The over all taste was a little too carroty (I used store bought pre-shredded carrots), so if I were to do this again, I'd use a very fine grater to shred only 1 cup worth of carrots, not 2. It was also kind of bland, especially without the brown sugar since the only sweetness is derived from the pineapple juice. Though a tablespoon of brown sugar helped, only 3 out of the 4 children (ages 9-17) finished their bowl. My hubs and I both finished ours, but it wasn't with the oohs and ahhs that I'd hoped for. 2 stars because it was edible, but not delicious.