Apple Porridge
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 8 mins
Serves: 4
A quick and easy breakfast, with a fruity twist!


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • reduced-fat milk, to serve



  1. Combine all ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl with high sides.
  2. Microwave on HIGH for 8 minutes, stopping and stirring every 2 minutes.

Stove top

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a slow boil and then reduce the heat to low.
  3. Cook porridge, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes or until thick.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with milk.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 979 kJ 275 kJ
Protein 8 g 2 g
Fat, total 5 g 1 g
— saturated 1 g 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 37 g 10 g
— sugars 9 g 2 g
Sodium 29 mg 8 mg
Fibre 5 g 2 g

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Comments (7)

  • LiveLighter

    Hi Rosemary, the nutritional information does indeed refer to the cooked weight :)
    Posted on: 02 Oct 20

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    I guess that's 100g cooked weight? I liked the "apple" addition!!
    Rosemary Putland
    Posted on: 01 Oct 20

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    Sweet and creamy.
    Clair Gough-Stone
    Posted on: 05 Jun 19

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    Porridge is filling!
    Christina Wilson
    Posted on: 15 Apr 18

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    It's full of goodness it fills u up and lowers your cholesterol we need some carbs
    julie Pascoe
    Posted on: 22 Jul 16

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