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Berry & pear porridge

Berry & pear porridge


Caramelising the pear and toasting the nuts are quick ways to add flavour in this hearty porridge

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 15 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1754kj 416kcal
  • Fat
    Med 23%
  • Saturates
    Low 25%
  • Sugar
    Med 22%
  • Salt
    Low 3%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 52g

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  • 15g pistachios, chopped
  • 10g Co-op flaked almonds
  • 10g Co-op unsalted butter
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 pears, quartered and cored
  • 100g Co-op porridge oats
  • 200ml Co-op semi-skimmed milk
  • 150g Co-op freshly frozen summer fruits


  1. Toast the pistachios and almonds in a dry pan over a medium heat for 1-2 mins, then tip onto a plate
  2. In the same pan, melt the butter with the cinnamon over a medium heat for 2-3 mins, stirring
  3. Add the pear quarters and cook for 4-5 mins, turning occasionally, until tender
  4. While the pear is caramelising, add the oats and milk to a separate pan
  5. Cook on a medium-low heat for 5 mins, until thick and creamy
  6. To make the compote, reserve a few berries to garnish and put the rest in a glass bowl with 2 tsp water
  7. Cover and microwave on full power for 1 minute 30 seconds
  8. Spoon the porridge into two bowls, top with the compote, nuts and caramelised pears, and garnish with the remaining berries

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