Oatmeal Porridge with Date Puree

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - (about 170 grams/6 oz.) dates
  • 1 cup - rolled oats
  • 1 cup - milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 tbsp - unsalted chopped pistachios, or as needed
  • Additional milk to serve, optional

How to Make Oatmeal Porridge with Date Puree

  • Halve the dates and remove the stones and stems. Chop them into smaller pieces.
  • Add enough boiling water to cover the dates and let it sit for about 20-30 minutes.
  • While that's soaking, bring the milk and 1.25 cups of water to boil.
  • Once boiling, add the oats and salt to the milk.
  • Mix and reduce the heat to simmer
  • Cook for about 10-15 minutes (depending on the type of your oats)
  • Cook until it reaches your desired level of consistency.
  • Meanwhile, strain the dates - retaining some of the soaking liquid. Remove the skin from the dates if you want.
  • Now place the peeled dates in a blender along with a few tbsps of the soaking liquid.
  • Blend to a smooth puree.
  • Add half to your oatmeal and keep half to be added while serving.
  • Add more milk if needed and garnish with the chopped pistachios and additional date puree.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://chefinyou.com/