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How to make porridge

Try this healthy and filling breakfast recipe. Add in some fruit or nuts for a different taste each morning

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About this recipe

  • Servings: 1
  • Preparation time: 1 minute
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Utensils needed: Cutlery, Saucepan, Wooden Spoon


  • 40g of porridge oats
  • 240ml of semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
Holding a jar of porridge oats


  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

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

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Published August 25th2015
Last updated May 24th2018
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