Pink Barley Porridge With Vanilla Yogurt

Pink Barley Porridge With Vanilla Yogurt

3RD APRIL 2020

Power yourself through the day with a healthy breakfast porridge that gets its pink hue from plums. Pearl barley adds great texture as well as releasing energy slowly.

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes (+ Overnight soaking)


- 100g pearl barley

- 75g traditional oats

- 4 large or 8 small ripe red plums, stoned and chopped

- ½ tsp vanilla extract

- 4 x 150ml bio yogurt

- 2 tbsp sunflower seeds


1. Tip the barley and oats into a bowl, pour oven 1 litre of boiling water and stir well. Cover and leave to soak overnight.

2. The next morning, tip the mixture into a pan and stir in the plums. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently and adding a little water if necessary to get the consistency you like.

3. Stir the vanilla into the yogurt and serve on top of the porridge with the seeds sprinkled over.

Credit: Good Food