Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Hi-Fibre Vanilla Porridge with Pear & Papaya

From Healthy Heart Food by Jody Vassallo

2 cups (190g) rolled oats
2 tablespoons psyllium husks
1 vanilla bean, halved lengthways
3 cups water
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 cup low-fat vanilla soy milk
1 pear, unpeeled, grated
300g red papaya, peeled, grated

1 Put the rolled oats, psyllium husks, vanilla bean, water and brown sugar into a pan. Cook, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved.
2 Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5-10 minutes or until the rolled oats have softened. Remove the vanilla bean.
3 Divide the porridge among 4 bowls and top with the soy milk, pear and papaya. Serves 4

per serve | fat 4.6g | saturated fat 0.8g | protein 7.9g | carbohydrate 51.7g | fibre 8.2g | cholesterol 0 mg | energy 1177kJ (280 Cal) | gi low

1 comment:

Kathleen said...

Sounds (and looks) delicious! I love oatmeal!