Diet pumpkin porridge: how to cook quickly and easily

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Diet pumpkin porridge: how to cook quickly and easily

For those who are health-conscious and wondering what to make for breakfast, we suggest you try making porridge with pumpkin. This dish will not only be delicious, but also very healthy, as pumpkin contains many vitamins and nutrients.

For example, pumpkin is the leader among all vegetables in the amount of iron, and it is also rich in proteins and carbohydrates, cellulose and pectin, as well as vitamins B, C, E and K. Moreover, pumpkin contains such a rare vitamin as T .

Read also: How to cook an incredibly tender pumpkin puree soup for Lent

Shuba food experts suggest starting breakfast with pumpkin porridge cooked with milk.

You will need:

  • Pumpkin - 300 grams
  • Millet - 200 g
  • Milk - 500 g
  • Water - 250 g
  • Sugar and salt - as desired

How to cook:

Wash the pumpkin, peel it and cut it into large pieces, put it in a saucepan and cover it with water. Then put it on to cook when the water boils, cover and cook for 15 minutes over low heat.

Pour the milk into a saucepan and put it on the stove to warm without boiling.

Pour hot water over the millet for 5 minutes, then rinse with cold water several times.

Mash the boiled pumpkin in a saucepan, add milk and millet. Mix everything well and put it on the stove. When the mixture boils, reduce the heat and cook for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

We also offer recipes for Lenten dishes shared by chef Yevhen Klopotenko.

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