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Porridge

Raisins are used as they are a purple portion, the  hardest one to get. If you don’t have them, use any other dried fruit – sultanas, home dried foraged apples or plums for instance

 

 

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porridge on meal plan 2

warming, filling and delicious
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Prep Time: 2 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 7 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes, filling, warming
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 17p for 4 servings
Calories: 366kcal
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Ingredients

  • 90 g raisins
  • 40 ml vegetable oil
  • 10 g sugar
  • 215 g oats the instant oat kind
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a saucepan over a moderate heat with enough water (900ml) to achieve a runny consistency.
  • Stir gently until oats have absorbed all the water, and mix has come together like a thick paste.

Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
porridge on meal plan 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Sodium 10mg0%
Potassium 380mg11%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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