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Mix up your morning porridge, and get well on the road to 5-a-day by adding some carrot and apple.
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Recipe: Spiced Carrot & Apple Porridge

Mix up your morning porridge, and get well on the road to 5-a-day by adding some carrot and apple.
Servings: 2 people
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins

Ingredients

  • 55 g porridge oats or 2 sachets Oat So Simple
  • 1 small carrot - peeled and finely grated
  • 1 small apple - cored and finely grated
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 2 cardamom pods - lightly crushed
  • 330 ml milk - I use coconut milk drink - but pick your favourite

To serve

  • berries
  • maple syrup
  • ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Please the oats, apple, carrots, spices and milk in a microwavable bowl and cook well.
  • Microwave on full power* for 2 minutes. Stir, cook a little longer if needed.
  • Divide between two bowls and garnish with berries, syrup and a pinch of cinnamon to taste.

Notes

* based on a Cat E (800watt microwave)
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 533mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 5410IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 236mg | Iron: 2mg