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Two bowls of pink barley porridge

Pink barley porridge with vanilla yogurt

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus overnight soaking
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Power yourself through the day with a healthy breakfast porridge that gets its pink hue from plums. Pearl barley adds great texture as well as releasing energy slowly

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal371
low infat10g
saturates4g
carbs52g
sugars18g
fibre4g
protein15g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 100g pearl barley
  • 75g traditional oats
  • 4 large or 8 small ripe red plums , stoned and chopped
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 x bio yogurt
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the barley and oats into a bowl, pour over 1 litre boiling water and stir well. Cover and leave to soak overnight.

  • STEP 2

    The next morning, tip the mixture into a pan and stir in the plums. Simmer for 15 mins, stirring frequently and adding a little water if necessary to get a consistency you like.

  • STEP 3

    Stir the vanilla into the yogurt and serve on top of the porridge with the seeds sprinkled over.

RECIPE TIPS
STORING AND REHEATING

If you are following our Healthy Diet Plan, you can enjoy this breakfast over two mornings. Store half in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days. You can serve the second portion cold or warmed through another day in a pan with a drop of milk or water.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2017

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