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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins Ready in 10 minutes

Easy

Serves 1
Start off the day with a warm tummy - this porridge is packed with energy-giving oats and fat-free Greek yogurt

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

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Ingredients

  • enough porridge oats for 1
  • semi-skimmed milk
  • fat-free Greek yogurt
  • banana, sliced

    Banana

    bah-nah-nah

    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • hazelnuts, roughly chopped

    Hazelnut

    hay-zl-nut

    Grown in Europe and the US, hazelnuts are encased in a smooth, hard brown shell but are most…

  • honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

Method

  1. Make porridge with semi-skimmed milk according to the packet instructions.

  2. Top with fat-free Greek yogurt, sliced banana and roughly chopped hazelnuts, and drizzle with honey.

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Comments (11)

lennox2's picture

Here's my recipe for the old prison favourite:

"Quaker" JUMBO porridge oats and no other- for real texture and nuttiness.
Good squeeze of pouring honey,
Good handful of sultanas
Heaped tablespoonful dessicated coconut.
Good pinch ground sea salt
Big grind of ground pepper.

Method: Add sufficient cold tap water to cover level oats by 1 cm
Stir really well and continuously over high heat until all the water is almost absorbed. Serve immediately and eat from side of plate while it cools down. Yummy.

I find this recipe so delicious that it turns boring old porridge into a gourmet sensation!

Give it a try....

pearle3's picture
5

This is a really good breakfast. I love porage and I love honey on it
so to have banana added to it too - it's delicious

charlotte-keys's picture
5

Great way to start the day! Used mixed nuts instead of hazelnuts and it worked just as well.

1flower1's picture

Dear LindaSi (6th Jan)
YUK!!!!! this is horrible - give me the above recipie any day, milk, nuts and fruit are the best way to go it's a meal in itself, loads of vitamins, minerals and protien to kickstart the day. They reckon you should breakfast like a king.

vicmac2's picture
4

use low fat yoghurt, grated apple;raisins and cinnemon. lovely.

oisille's picture
5

Makes breakfast enjoyable again!

bakeolitegirl911's picture

This is my favourite recipe as it is damn right yummy and it is one of your five a day (the banana!)!!!
definitely recommend it!
also tastes nice with blueberries! x

lindasi's picture
1

I have porridge five times a week in the winter but made the old fashioned way with oatmeal, a little salt and water. None of this fruit on top! Yuck! I soak the oatmeal, salt and water overnight then cook for two minutes in the microwave, stir, then cook for another two minutes. Serve with milk. Delicious!

livingoodfood's picture

Also add blueberries and drizle honey and flaked almonds over the porride.............delicious!!

lazywife's picture
5

Also delicious (though not so healthy) with golden syrup or maple syrup instead of honey.

sheilarpd's picture

for a low fat recipe,make with water and then add a lowfat or fat free fruit yogurt,lovely.

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