Winter Porridge with Pears

Winter Porridge with Pears

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


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Serves: 6 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins

Yield: 6 x approx. 1-cup servings

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  • 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.


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

Thanks to Fresh Finesse, adapted by CalorieKing

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 238 cals
Kilojoules 994 kJ
Fat 3.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 56 mg
Carbohydrates 40.2 g
Fiber 5.1 g
Total Sugars 12.1 g
Protein 11.2 g
Calcium 139.0 mg
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