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Easy Banana Porridge

Louisa Clements loved to eat oatmeal for breakfast as a child, and this banana version is both quick to make and budget friendly.

You can add a little maple syrup for sweetness

Louisa Clements /

You can add a little maple syrup for sweetness

Make a hearty breakfast in just five minutes with this simple banana porridge.

Ready in 10 minutes

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 5 minutes

Serves 1


1 cup water

1/2 cup rolled oats

pinch of salt

1/2 banana, sliced

1 tbsp firmly-packed brown sugar

sprinkle of cinnamon


In a small saucepan, simmer water, oats and salt for 3-5 minutes stirring continuously until mixture is thick.

Add sliced banana and cook for another 30 seconds.

Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve with brown sugar.

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