Porridge: how to make porridge

Porridge or oatmeal is a very healthy breakfast, perfect to face the day with energy. Let us tell you how to prepare it.

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23 January 2020


Gachas de avena: cómo hacer porridge

Porridge is a very complete and balanced cereal, better than other types of cereals, both for its protein content, as well as healthy fats. It contains 60% carbohydrates, mostly slow-absorbing polysaccharides, and a large amount of fibre, which gives a greater feeling of fullness and provides energy. This contribution of fibre also makes oats a great intestinal regulator, as well as helping to improve cholesterol levels.

Porridge oats for breakfast

Porridge oats, better known today as porridge, has become well known for being a complete, healthy and nutritious breakfast. Let's see how easy and simple it is to prepare it, enjoying all the benefits that this cereal brings us.

How to make porridge oats

Gachas de avena: cómo hacer porridge


200/250 ml of milk (from cows, oats, vegetables) or water

4 tablespoons oatmeal

- Optional: cinnamon, vanilla, fresh fruit, honey, nuts.


1. In a saucepan, heat the milk or water (if you wish, you can add orange peel or a vanilla bean).

2.  When it starts to boil, remove the peel or the pod, add the oatmeal and cook over very low heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

3. When it becomes a somewhat lumpy mixture, turn off the heat and let it stand for about a minute.

4. Serve it in a bowl and that's it.