Oats porridge recipe

Simple and healthy. Oats porridge. You can have this daily and never get bored of it. Infinite combinations of fruit, nuts, milk and spices- banana, blueberries, pear, apple, cacao, soy milk, almond milk, cows milk, walnuts, cashews, cinnamon, cardamom, fennel etc. Can be prepared every 3 days. You can sit down while stirring this from time to time if required.

Time to make: 10-15 minutes

Serves: 3


750mL water (3 cups)

1 cup oats (Woolworths macro quick cooking oats or Red tractor creamy oats)

1 tablespoon (tbsp) oil to prevent sticking

Choice of following: Fruit/sweetener, spices, milk, nuts/


  1. Into a saucepan add 1 cup of oats and 3 cups of water
  2. Add oil to prevent sticking and bring to boil
  3. Once boiling, turn heat down and simmer for 10 minutes
  4. Separate into 3 portions and add milk, fruit/sweetener, nuts and spices

For exact times for different brands:

Woolworths macro quick cooking oats-8 minutes
Woolworths macro rolled oats- 15 minutes