Oatmeal Masa Porridge with Prune Puree (Now hear me out…)

Oatmeal Masa Porridge with Prune Puree (Now hear me out…)

The new world clashes with the old in this whole plant food recipe that combines the benefits of resistant starch and soluble fiber.

Begin your day with this hot breakfast, a whole plant food recipe designed not just for taste but also for promoting healthy digestion.

The quick-cooking oats serve as a fantastic source of soluble fiber, aiding digestion as it lowers cholesterol.

Corn masa is rich in dietary fiber and complements the oat’s soothing properties.

Prune puree, (recipe below) is a whole plant food known for its natural laxative properties and adds a rich depth to any grain dish or baked good.  It contains fiber, antioxidants, and essential nutrients that support bowel regularity.

A dash of ginger not only brings a zesty twist to the dish but also offers anti-inflammatory benefits and can aid in soothing digestive discomfort.

Together, these ingredients create a comforting, nutritious porridge that not only satisfies your taste buds but also nurtures your digestive system.

Oatmeal Masa Porridge with Prune Puree

December 20, 2023
: 1
: 3 min
: 4 min
: 7 min
: Easy

The Oatmeal-Corn Masa Porridge with Prune Puree offers a delightful culinary experience, combining the creamy, texture of oatmeal and corn masa with the rich depth of prune puree. Each spoonful is a harmony of flavors, enhanced by the subtle hint of ginger, creating a cozy breakfast treat.

  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking oatmeal
  • ¼ cup instant corn masa mix
  • 1¼ cups water
  • 1 dollop of prune puree
  • A dash of ginger
  • Step 1 Place oatmeal, corn masa mix, and water in a saucepan. Stir well to combine.
  • Step 2 Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  • Step 3 Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Step 4 Top with prune puree and a dash of ginger before serving.

Nutritional Information (estimated):

  • Calories: 220
  • Total Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 15mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 10g
  • Protein: 5g

Prune Puree

December 20, 2023
: 8
: Easy
  • 8 oz pitted prunes
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • Step 1 Place the pitted prunes and hot water into a blender.
  • Step 2 Use the pulse function to initially combine the prunes and water.
  • Step 3 Then, blend continuously until you achieve a smooth paste-like consistency.
  • Step 4 Occasionally, stop the blender and use a soft spatula to scrape down the sides, ensuring all the prunes are well incorporated.
  • Step 5 Transfer the prune puree into an airtight container.
  • Step 6 Refrigerate and use within four weeks for optimal freshness.