Irish Porridge with Berry Compote

Sue Stone

By
@Bayhill

Posted for Culinary Quest - Ireland


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
plus 1 tablespoon water, divided
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
steel-cut oats
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/3 c
half and half
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
fresh strawberries, hulled & quartered
6 oz
fresh blackberries
6 oz
fresh blueberries
3 Tbsp
granulated sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups water and salt to a boil over medium-high heat. Whisk in oats and cinnamon; reduce heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, for about 40 minutes or until water is absorbed and oats are tender. Remove from heat; stir in half-and-half and brown sugar. Keep warm.
2
Meanwhile, combine strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, granulated sugar and remaining 1 Tablespoon water in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook 8 to 9 minutes or until berries are tender but still hold their shape, stirring occasionally. Divide porridge among 4 bowls; top with berry compote.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: UK/Ireland