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Steel-Cut Oat Porridge with Blueberries

Course: Breakfast
Author: Tansy Boggon


  • 1 cup steel-cut oats 160-170 g
  • 2 cups water 440 g
  • 1 cup milk of your choice 220 g (alternatively additional water)
  • 1 large apple or pear grated
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • Greek or dairy-free plain yogurt, additional blueberrries, banana or crushed nuts to serve (optional)


  • Combine all ingredients, except blueberries, in a saucepan.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Then reduce heat to a low simmer.
  • Cook for 20-25 minutes partially covered, stirring every so often.
  • The mixture should become creamy, although it will remain a little chewy.
  • In the last 5 minutes of cooking, add most of the blueberries and stir through.
  • Add additional water if the mixture becomes too thick.
  • Enjoy.


Got leftovers?
Mix through some water or milk to desired consistency before reheating.