Breakfasts: Cereals, Breads, Waffles: Winter Porridge with Pears

This yummy hot oatmeal will fill you up on a cold day.

Author: Fresh Finesse, adapted by CalorieKing
Date: April 24, 2013

Suggestions: Note: This recipe's ingredients have been adjusted from the original Australian measures to the U.S. measures.

Serves: 6 person(s)
Yield: 6 x approx. 1-cup servings

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins


    3 cup old fashioned rolled oats (not instant)
    4 cup water
    2 cup skim milk
    3 Tbsp seedless raisins, unpacked
    1 Bosc pear, cut into 1/4-inch slices vertically
    3/4 Tbsp brown sugar, unpacked
    1 1/2 Tbsp chopped pistachio nuts
    2 tsp brown sugar, unpacked, extra (1-2 tsp, for topping)
    1/2 cup skim milk, extra (for topping)


    Place the oats, water and milk in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, while stirring, for 10 minutes or until cooked. Stir through raisins.

    Heat the broiler and line a broiler pan with foil (or use non-stick pan). Arrange the pears on the foil in a single layer. Sprinkle with brown sugar and broil for 5 minutes or until the sugar bubbles.

    Spoon the oatmeal into 6 bowls, top with slices of pear and sprinkle with pistachios. Serve with extra brown sugar and drizzle with milk if desired.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:238 cals
Kilojoules:994 kJ
Fat:3.7 g
Carbohydrates:40.2 g
Protein:11.2 g
Cholesterol:2.0 mg
Sodium:56 mg
Saturated Fat:0.8 g
Fiber:5.1 g
Calcium:139.0 mg
Total Sugars:12.1 g

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