How to Make Porridge

A slow energy release food, porridge keeps us feeling full, longer. It’s also a great contributor to helping lower our cholesterol.


Serves 1

50g porridge oats

300ml of water or milkDSCI2775


  • Put the porridge oats in a saucepan and add the water or milk.
  • Place the saucepan on a low to medium heat and stir constantly. The the mixture will start to thicken and become creamy in look and texture.
  • Serve in deep bottom breakfast bowls. Dust with cinnamon or ginger. Ginger is used in the first photo and here’s the porridge ‘nude’, in effect – without any spice added: DSCI2770

Dawn: There’s no need to measure the ingredients as it’s relatively easy to use a ratio of 2:1 – 2 parts liquid to 1 part porridge oats. 
Andrew: Yes, a half mug of porridge oats plus a full mug of water or milk. Quick and easy: just what our “How to” range is all about! 

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