Porridge is a great breakfast for any time of the year and this easy porridge recipe shows how to make your own. Add fresh fruit or dried fruit, nuts or seeds to make a really healthy, filling breakfast that will keep you going until lunchtime. Looking for new breakfast inspiration? From pancakes and croissants to muffins and omelettes, we've got loads of delicious breakfast recipes and ideas right here.
- 100g porridge oats
- 200ml semi-skimmed milk
- Pinch of salt
- Extra milk to serve
- Choice of toppings:
- Toasted nuts and seeds with golden syrup
- Bananas and maple syrup
- Stewed fruits
Place the oats, milk, 300ml water and salt into a pan. Bring slowly to the boil, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon. Cook the porridge slowly for a couple of minutes, then pour into warm bowls (which will prevent it setting instantly).
Pour extra milk around the edge, then add the topping of your choice and serve immediately.
Top tip for making Porridge
Half the amount of porridge oats and milk if you are making porridge for one.