How to make porridge - perfect every time!
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Here's how to make porridge perfectly every time! This quick guide will show you some useful tips for the perfect porridge recipe, plus some delicious porridge toppings ideas.
Serves: 1
  • ½ cup coarse oats
  • 1½ cup water
  • a pinch of salt
  • Toppings:
  • frozen or fresh berries - my mix contained black and red currants, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and even some pitted sour cherries
  • 1 Tbsp sugar-free preserved lemon zest
  • 2-3 Tbsps coconut flakes
  • date syrup, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp sugar-free blueberry jam
  1. Add the oats to a pot. Pour the water and add a pinch of salt.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat then lower the heat to medium-low.
  3. Stir constantly using a wooden spoon.
  4. Once it thickens it's ready - about 10-15 minutes in my case.
  5. Pour the porridge into a bowl.
  6. Add the toppings and serve right away.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at