Banana & tahini porridge served in a bowl

Banana & tahini porridge

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 2

Pep up your porridge with a tahini drizzle and toasted sesame seeds. Oats and tahini help to promote good digestion so you can start your day the healthy way

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal431
  • fat17g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs53g
  • sugars18g
  • fibre7g
  • protein14g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 1 tbsp tahini



    Also known as tahina, this finely ground paste of husked and roasted sesame seeds is an…

  • 150ml milk of your choice, plus 1 tbsp



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

  • 100g porridge oats
  • 2 small bananas, sliced



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

  • seeds from 2 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


  1. Mix the tahini with 1 tbsp milk and 1 tbsp water. Put the oats, 1 sliced banana, cardamom, 100ml milk and 300ml water in a pan with a pinch of salt. Cook over a medium heat for 5 mins, stirring, until creamy and hot.

  2. Divide between two bowls. Pour over the remaining milk, then top with the remaining sliced banana. Drizzle over the tahini mixture and sprinkle over the toasted sesame seeds.

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1st Jun, 2020
Simple way of using an unusual ingredient!
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Samantha Ali
20th Jan, 2020
This was pretty good. Nice healthy recipe.
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