Porridge drizzled with yogurt & honey

Perfect porridge

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(34 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins - 10 mins


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



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

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



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


  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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21st Nov, 2009
Was about to point out the sam. Have no idea how they got such a low calorie count - definately more like 300.
25th Nov, 2008
I would like to point out that the Kcal count is way of (its more like 300). Apart from that a great foundation recipe which enables you to add all sorts of variation's.
30th Oct, 2008
I make my porridge with water and soya milk, put a good dollop of natural youghurt on top, then add some frozen raspberries and blueberries which I have zapped in the micorwave for a minute. Topped off with some chopped nuts and cinnamon - a real feast in the morning and it keeps me full till lunch.
Oli Wilson-Nunn
29th Oct, 2008
Extremely nice, I was a bit naughty and added a little squirt of chocolate soya milk, and on the top I put agave syrup, lime juice and 1/2 a sliced banana, really good!
28th Oct, 2008
I use the steel cut oats and take a handful of frozen blueberries out of the freezer and give a quick zap in the microwave before I add them to the cooked oats. I then add a tablespoon of maple syrup! Yummy!
28th Oct, 2008
I started having porridge for breakfast when I was told I had high cholestrol and after about 6 months of having porridge and having soya milk it had brought my cholestrol right down, I love mone with wirth banana and honey or some dried figs, put the dried figs chopped up in first before heating and when it is cooked all the seeds are released and it tastes great. Sometimes for a change I put in some raspberry jam instead of honey, delicious. I have never tried soaking them overnight as suggested so I will give this a try.
21st Oct, 2008
I am 60 years of age and very fit and healthy, for each morning I have a bowl of porridge cooked in the ratio of one of oats to two of liquid, plus salt and sugar to taste. Normally the liquid is one of milk to one of water, but all water is fine. I cook it on the stove-top and near the end add chopped banana or apricots, apples and any fruit. Oats are the healthiest source of food and I can just have a large bowl in the morning and nothing else all day long, as it slowly releases energy. I have managed to convert many people to the cause and they all report weight-loss and have abandoned diets after not feeling the need for an evening meal. So, long live the oats !!!
20th Sep, 2008
I live in Thailand where it's baking hot most of the time but guess what I have for breakfast each and every day - yes! Porridge! I love the stuff and have been eating it for 20 plus years. In fact I might go and have some now!
7th Aug, 2008
Porridge has always been my favourite breakfast. It's like the never-tiring baby food :P I love my porridge with a bit of cinnamon and grated apple. Simply perfect!
26th Jan, 2008
THIS IS THE QUICKEST WAY TO MAKE PORRIDGE - I mix my porridge oats + 2 tsp dried milk, with boiling water,strait from the kettle. Then microwave for 60 seconds,stiring halfway. Let it stand for 2-3 minutes then add pinch salt & cold milk. Serve with any chopped or dried fruit


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