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Stirabout

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Introduction

Recipe from Traditional Irish Cookery by Carmel Kavenagh This is the perfect healthy breakfast. It is a traditional Irish dish. You can use rolled oats instead of oatmeal but this does not need to be soaked, but more liquid is required when cooking and simmer the porridge for a little longer. Serves 2

Recipe from Traditional Irish Cookery by Carmel Kavenagh This is the perfect healthy breakfast. It is a traditional Irish dish. You can use rolled oats instead of oatmeal but this does not need to be soaked, but more liquid is required when cooking and simmer the porridge for a little longer. Serves 2

Ingredients

Serves: 1

Metric Cups
  • 100 grams porridge oats (medium)
  • 600 millilitres water
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • honey
  • cream (single or double)
  • 3½ ounces quick-cooking oats (medium)
  • 21 fluid ounce water
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • honey
  • cream (single or double)

Method

Stirabout is a community recipe submitted by KitchenGoddess and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Soak the oatmeal in the water overnight.
  • Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, then simmer gently for 10 minutes until creamy, stirring regularly.
  • Stir in the honey and cream as required prior to serving.
  • Soak the oatmeal in the water overnight.
  • Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, then simmer gently for 10 minutes until creamy, stirring regularly.
  • Stir in the honey and cream as required prior to serving.
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