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Porridge with berries

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 2
Dietary Vegetarian
The perfect winter breakfast, this creamy-tasting porridge is topped with great value thawed frozen fruit and toasted flaked almonds for extra protein. With a GI of 51 this meal is <a href=_http_/ protein, low GI</a> and provides 310 kcal per portion.


  1. Put the oats in a saucepan with the milk and 300ml/10½fl oz water. Cook over a low-medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly, until rich and creamy.

  2. Pour into two deep bowls and top with the mixed berries. Scatter the almonds over and serve with the fromage frais.


  • 80g/2¾oz whole rolled porridge oats
  • 200ml/7fl oz semi-skimmed milk
  • 150g/5½oz frozen mixed berries, such as strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, thawed
  • 15g/½ozoz flaked almonds, toasted
  • 150g/5½oz fat-free natural fromage frais

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