Flahavan’s Mushroom Risotto Porridge with sautéed baby spinach and fried wild mushrooms

flahavans mushroom porridge

Did you know that oats are so versatile and that they can be used to create delicious breakfasts as well as flavourful dinners? This month, why not challenge yourself to create one savoury oat-based recipe like our Mushroom Oatsotto Porridge?
Follow our recipe below and let us know how you get on!

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Difficulty Level: Medium

You’ll need:
• 1 L vegetable stock
• 115g unsalted butter
• 1 banana shallot, peeled and finely chopped
• 1/2 tsp sea salt
• 175g portobello mushrooms, roughly chopped
• 175g chestnut mushrooms, roughly chopped
• 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
• 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
• 100ml white wine
• 100g Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats
• 50g Flahavan’s Organic Jumbo Oats (plus a handful toasted for garnish)
• 100g Parmesan cheese, grated
• 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
• sautéed baby spinach and fried wild mushrooms, for garnish

Method:
1. In a medium saucepan, heat the vegetable stock over medium heat until simmering, then reduce heat to low and keep covered.
2. Meanwhile, melt 100g of the butter in a large frying pan over medium-high heat before adding the shallot and salt. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Meanwhile, pre-heat the oven to 180ºC.
3. Add all the mushrooms, garlic and thyme and cook (stirring frequently) until mushrooms are deeply browned, stirring frequently. Add the wine and cook for 1 minute.
4. Reduce heat to medium and add the Flahavan’s Organic Jumbo and Organic Porridge Oats then cook for a minute while stirring. Add 2 ladles of hot stock and cook, stirring until oats have absorbed almost all of the liquid. Continue adding stock, 1 ladle at a time, and stirring until absorbed (approx. 20 minutes)
5. While this is cooking toast the extra handful of jumbo oats in the oven for approx. 10 mins until golden then set aside.
6. If needed, add some water to the risotto until all oats are tender. Once tender, turn off the heat.
7. To finish, stir in the 100g parmesan cheese and the remaining butter. Serve in warm bowls and top with the parsley, toasted oats and extra Parmesan if desired.
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Flahavan’s Oaty Carrot Cake by Neven Maguire

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Cake Ingredients: 
  • 100g (3½ oz) Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats
  • 50g (1¾ oz) chopped walnuts/pecans
  • 200g (7 oz) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 200g (7 oz) grated carrot
  • 125g (4¼ oz) vegetable oil
  • 125g (4¼ oz) self-raising flour
  • pinch of salt
Icing Ingredients:
  • 50g (1¾ oz) butter
  • 75g (2½ oz) icing sugar
  • 50g (1¾ oz) cream cheese
  • orange zest
Topping Ingredients:
  • 50g (1¾ oz) Flahavan’s Jumbo Organic Oats
  • 25g (1 oz) honey
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • orange segments
Method 
For the cake
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas mark 4).
  2. Blitz the porridge oats in a food processor for approximately 1 minute until they are quite fine.
  3. Add all the other ingredients and blitz well.
  4. Pour the mixture into a 2lb loaf tin lined with parchment.
  5. Bake in the oven for 1- 1¼ hours – lowering the temperature if baking too quickly.
  6. Allow to cool.
For the Icing
  1. Beat the butter, icing sugar, cream cheese and orange zest together in a bowl and spread over the cooled cake.
For the Jumbo Oats Topping
  1. Put the jumbo oats into a bowl. Add the sunflower oil and honey and mix well.
  2. Spread on a baking tray lined with parchment.
  3. Bake at 150°C (300°F/Gas mark 2) for approximately 15 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Sprinkle over the iced carrot cake and decorate with orange segments.
The toasted jumbo oats can be stored in an airtight container and are delicious sprinkled over stewed fruit or added to yogurt.

Flahavan’s Mixed Berry & Oats Smoothie Bowl

Serves 1|Takes 10 mins
INGREDIENTS:
150g frozen mixed berries
1 sliced banana, frozen
100-120ml of Flahavan’s Organic Oat Drink (or milk of choice)
1 teaspoon of honey (optional)
45g/3 tablespoons of Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats
Optional: Milled Seeds
TOPPING:
Milled Seeds
Mixed berries
Cacao nibs
METHOD:
Put all the ingredients into a high speed blender and whizz until smooth.
Add a little more oat drink/milk if needed.
Serve immediately in a breakfast bowl and top with fresh berries, cacao nibs and your choice of milled/mixed seeds

Flahavan’s Mushroom Risotto Porridge with sautéed baby spinach and fried wild mushrooms

flahavans mushroom porridge

Did you know that oats are so versatile and that they can be used to create delicious breakfasts as well as flavourful dinners? This month, why not challenge yourself to create one savoury oat-based recipe like our Mushroom Oatsotto Porridge?
Follow our recipe below and let us know how you get on!

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Difficulty Level: Medium

You’ll need:
• 1 L vegetable stock
• 115g unsalted butter
• 1 banana shallot, peeled and finely chopped
• 1/2 tsp sea salt
• 175g portobello mushrooms, roughly chopped
• 175g chestnut mushrooms, roughly chopped
• 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
• 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
• 100ml white wine
• 100g Flahavan’s Organic Porridge Oats
• 50g Flahavan’s Organic Jumbo Oats (plus a handful toasted for garnish)
• 100g Parmesan cheese, grated
• 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
• sautéed baby spinach and fried wild mushrooms, for garnish

Method:
1. In a medium saucepan, heat the vegetable stock over medium heat until simmering, then reduce heat to low and keep covered.
2. Meanwhile, melt 100g of the butter in a large frying pan over medium-high heat before adding the shallot and salt. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Meanwhile, pre-heat the oven to 180ºC.
3. Add all the mushrooms, garlic and thyme and cook (stirring frequently) until mushrooms are deeply browned, stirring frequently. Add the wine and cook for 1 minute.
4. Reduce heat to medium and add the Flahavan’s Organic Jumbo and Organic Porridge Oats then cook for a minute while stirring. Add 2 ladles of hot stock and cook, stirring until oats have absorbed almost all of the liquid. Continue adding stock, 1 ladle at a time, and stirring until absorbed (approx. 20 minutes)
5. While this is cooking toast the extra handful of jumbo oats in the oven for approx. 10 mins until golden then set aside.
6. If needed, add some water to the risotto until all oats are tender. Once tender, turn off the heat.
7. To finish, stir in the 100g parmesan cheese and the remaining butter. Serve in warm bowls and top with the parsley, toasted oats and extra Parmesan if desired.
#OatsForDinner
#Versatility