Traditional porridge

Suitable for vegetarians


Porridge is a quick and easy breakfast. If you haven’t tried porridge in years or if you have memories of a grey solid lump in a bowl, it’s worth trying again using this recipe. Even hardened porridge-haters like it...


Ingredients - Serves 1 Adult

  • 40g / 1½ oz. of porridge oats
  • 240ml / 8½ fl oz. of semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Method

  1. Put everything in a saucepan, non-stick if you have one and gradually bring to the boil
  2. Once it has come to the boil turn it down and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes depending on how tender you like your oats
  3. Stir it occasionally
  4. If it gets too thick, just add an extra drop of semi-skimmed milk or water
  5. If you want to microwave the porridge, just follow the instructions on the pack and add the honey at the end

Serving Suggestions

Chop strawberries into your porridge or add a handful of frozen summer berries like raspberries, blackberries or add sunflower seeds!

info

Cinnamon is a nice addition to porridge, why not give it a go?

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Traditional porridge

Serves

1 Adult

1 Adult

Cooking Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

Utensils Needed

Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

SaucepanWooden Spoon
The recipe contains
Energy
1240kj
294kcal
15%
Fat
7g
10%
Saturates
3g
15%
Sugars
17.6g
20%
Salt
0.3g
5%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (293g)
Energy423Kj 1240Kj
100Kcal 294Kcal
Fat2.4g 7g
(of which saturates)1g 3g
Carbohydrate14.8g 43.5g
(of which sugars)6g 17.6g
Protein4.3g 12.7g
Salt0.1g 0.3g
Fibre1g 3g