Irish Oatmeal with dried cranberries, flaked almonds & orange zest

porridge

Ingredients (Serves 2-3)
  • ¾-1 pint (1½ – 2 cups/350-475ml) of milk (according to desired consistency)
  • 4oz (1⅓ cups / 110g) Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal
  • Zest of half an orange
  • 1 tbsp. cranberries
  • Toasted flaked almonds to sprinkle
Cooking and Serving Instructions 
  1. Place the oats and milk in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes until soft and creamy.
  3. Grate in the orange zest.
  4. Add dried cranberries.
  5. Place in a bowl and serve sprinkled with toasted almonds.

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Healthy Prepare Ahead Organic Porridge

winter warmer porridge

Soak your oats and dried fruit overnight in apple juice and you’ll have a delicious porridge in the morning to pack into a tub and take to work.
Serves 3-4
Ingredients
200g/7oz Flahavan’s Organic Oats
500ml /1 pint organic apple juice
150g /6oz organic dried fruits (prunes, apricots, dried apple, raisins and pear) chopped
200ml /7floz organic natural yogurt
Method
Place the oats in a non metallic bowl and stir in the apple juice and dried fruits. Cover and place in the fridge overnight where it will swell up and thicken.  Stir yogurt into the porridge just before serving.

Oatmeal vegetable soup

soup

Ingredients:
  • 1 fl oz (30ml)  (2tbsp) Sunflower Oil
  • 2 Medium Onions, chopped
  • 2 Sticks of Celery, chopped
  • 8oz (225g) Potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Medium Carrots, chopped
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic (optional)
  • 3oz  (75g) Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal
  • 8oz  (225g) Can of Tomatoes
  • 2 Vegetable or Chicken Stock Cubes
  • 50 fl oz (1.5 Litre) Water
  • Salt and Pepper
Method:
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the vegetables and stir in the oil until evenly coated. Add the oatflakes and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, stock cubes and water and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Blend, season and serve.
  4. Garnish with cream and chopped parsley.

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