Creamy yogurt porridge with pear, walnut & cinnamon topping

Creamy yogurt porridge with pear, walnut & cinnamon topping

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Prep: 6 mins Cook: 3 mins


Serves 1

Crunchy, sweet, healthy... this porridge topping has it all. Serve on top of our creamy, oaty breakfast bowl

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per bowl

  • kcal341
  • fat12g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars27g
  • fibre8g
  • protein16g
  • salt0.4g
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    For the porridge

    • 3 tbsp (25g) porridge oat
    • 150g 0% fat probiotic plain yogurt



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

    For the topping

    • 1 ripe pear, sliced (keep the skin on)



      Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

    • 4 broken walnut halves
    • couple pinches of cinnamon



      A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…


    1. For the porridge: Tip 200ml water into a small non-stick pan and stir in porridge oats. Cook over a low heat until bubbling and thickened. (To make in a microwave, use a deep container to prevent spillage as the mixture will rise up as it cooks, and cook for 3 mins on High.) Stir in yogurt – or swirl in half and top with the rest.

    2. For the topping: Add pear and walnut halves to the finished porridge, then sprinkle on cinnamon.

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    7th Jun, 2019
    Very nice and filling. The yogurt gives it a lovely tang and the walnuts add a bit of crunchy texture!
    27th Jul, 2017
    This is my all time favourite porridge recipe! The topping is great and the base recipe can be used to make an infinite variety of breakfasts. Even my porridge hating husband is willing to eat this because of the yoghurt.
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