Roasted Pear Porridge

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex™ Meals & Snacks
Roasted Pear Porridge Recipe

Pears are an autumn staple. Pair them with a bowl of warm, spiced oatmeal and you’ve got the ultimate breakfast for the season. With a drizzle of honey, a dash of cinnamon and a sprinkle of hazelnuts, this Roasted Pear Porridge recipe was specially made for chilly fall mornings.

Everyone roasts vegetables like Brussels sprouts, carrots and potatoes. While we love a roasted veggie side dish, fresh fruit can also benefit from some extra time in the oven. Pears are our fruit of choice in this delicious dish because they remind us of fall and go perfectly with cinnamon. However, you can also try this recipe with another fruit like apples, pumpkin or bananas!

The first step to this meal is preparing your pear. Slice a pear in half and core out the seeds. Place the pear halves face up in a baking dish and drizzle them with honey, coconut oil and cinnamon. Bake them in the oven at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.

While the pear is roasting, it’s time to whip up your porridge! Place dry, rolled oats in a small pot with unsweetened almond milk, water, vanilla extract and cinnamon. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to a low simmer. Continue cooking for about 10 minutes or until it reaches your desired consistency (Be sure to stir it occasionally!). Once your porridge is finished, divide it equally between two bowls. Top each bowl with half of a roasted pear and chopped hazelnuts.

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One serving of this Roasted Pear Porridge contains 223 calories. It counts as one SmartCarb, half of a PowerFuel and two Extras on the Nutrisystem program. Start your day off on the right track by logging your healthy breakfast in the NuMi app!

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Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 223

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, ½ PowerFuel and 2 Extras

Ingredients:

  • Roasted Pear
  • 1 pear
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 dash of cinnamon
  • Porridge
  • ½ cup rolled oats, dry
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. hazelnuts, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Slice the pear in half and core out the seeds. Place the pear halves face up in a baking dish.
  3. Drizzle the pear with honey, coconut oil and cinnamon. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Place the oats, milk, water, vanilla and cinnamon in a small pot. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes, or until desired consistency.
  5. Divide the cooked porridge equally between two bowls. Top each bowl with half of a roasted pear and chopped hazelnuts.