Porridge drizzled with yogurt & honey

Perfect porridge

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(27 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins - 10 mins

Easy

Serves 1

Perfect porridge for a healthy way to start the day

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal175
  • fat5g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs25g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein10g
  • salt0.24g
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Ingredients

  • 50g porridge oats
  • 350ml milk or water, or a mixture of the two

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • Greek yogurt, thinned with a little milk and clear honey, to serve
    yogurt

    Yogurt

    yog-ert

    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

Method

  1. Put 50g porridge oats in a saucepan, pour in 350ml milk or water and sprinkle in a pinch of salt. Bring to the boil and simmer for 4-5 minutes, stirring from time to time and watching carefully that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan. 

  2. Or you can try this in a microwave. Mix the porridge oats, milk or water and a pinch of salt in a large microwaveproof bowl, then microwave on High for 5 minutes, stirring halfway through. Leave to stand for 2 minutes before eating.

  3. To serve, pour into bowls, spoon Greek yogurt, thinned with a little milk, on top and drizzle with honey.

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Comments, questions and tips

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dhyan_champa
16th Jan, 2008
Hi. I dislike the taste and texture of porridge cooked in 5 minutes as described in your recipe, so I thought I'd share with you my "Christmas Pud" style porridge which I love. I soak a cupful of oatmeal or porridge oats overnight with a big handful of mixed dried fruit or raisins (for anyone who doesn't like the peel) and sometimes a couple of prunes and apricots for a change. In the morning I add a generous pinch of cinnamon and a good grating of nutmeg. I cook this (covered with a plate) for about 6 minutes on medium high in the microwave. Remove and stir and if all the water has been taken up, add milk or water (I use soya - it gives a lovely creamy taste). Put back in the microwave and cook on high for four or five minutes. Take out and stir well again. Serve with another splash of milk and a sprinkle of brown sugar or honey. You'll never want to eat plain porridge again!
sammd001
16th Jan, 2008
Mashed banana does it for me. It's delicious with porridge! If you want a more wicked concoction, try chocolate drops. They melt and turn the porridge into a yummy breakfast.
katerina
16th Jan, 2008
In the end of cooking I usually add dryed apricots (cutted into small pieces). It makes porridge more rich and testy.

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