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Fruity Porridge

What You Need (serves 4)

  • 50g (2oz) no soak apricots (chopped)
  • 1 eating apple (peeled, cored and chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or honey (optional)
  • 568ml (1 pt) semi-skimmed milk or water
  • 75g porridge oats

How To Make It

  1. Mix together apricots, apple and sugar or honey.
  2. Pour the milk or water into a saucepan and sprinkle on the oats.
  3. Bring to the boil, stirring continuously for 1 minute.
  4. Add the fruit mixture and simmer, stirring for about 3 minutes or until the porridge is thick.
  5. Serve hot.

Cooking tips:

  • Porridge on its own makes an excellent breakfast or filling snack.
  • For variety, add or top with some fresh or dried fruit, or a sprinkling of nuts or seeds.
  • Porridge can be easily cooked in the microwave, take care to stop the cooking process frequently to stir and not to overcook.

Recipe kindly provided by the Grampian Dietitians.

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