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Quinoa Porridge

Delicious breakfast quinoa cooked in the pressure cooker. Perfect recipe for meal prep for the week!
Total Time15 mins


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 1 cup white quinoa
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • pinch salt optional
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon optional
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla optional
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup optional

Topping Ideas

  • extra milk I always add extra milk after cooking!
  • maple syrup or other sweetener
  • fresh fruit
  • dry fruit
  • nuts
  • nut butter
  • seeds
  • coconut
  • granola
  • chocolate chips


  • Rinse quinoa well.
  • Add quinoa, milk, salt, and cinnamon to instant pot.
  • Set instant pot to pressure cook on high for 1 minute.
  • Once the instant pot is done cooking, allow it to naturally release the pressure for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Manually release the rest of the pressure and remove lid once the pin drops.
  • Add in your sweetener and extra milk.
  • Add whatever other toppings you would like.
  • Enjoy!


  • You can make a big batch of this on the weekends and heat it up throughout the week or eat it cold if that is your jam.
  • You could also use leftover quinoa that has been cooked with water. Just heat it up in a ban with a little bit of milk and enjoy with your favorite toppings!