April 9, 2019

Hey everyone! Today we have gloomy and rainy weather in Straža. It feels good actually, because working on a computer is much easier if sun isn’t constantly asking you to come hang out .

Today I prepared something that was inspired by the follower from Instagram. She wrote me under one post that she likes eating savory oatmeal porridge. Savory oatmeal porridge?

Hmmm, savory oatmeal porridge …

The idea didn’t sound bad at all. Even though I am mostly used to sweet porridge such as this turmeric-cinnamon oatmeal with persimmon or millet porridge with sour cherries.

I explored this unknown territory like this. I had some leftover soup from one day before. Well, a very simple soup, basically vegetables cooked in water.

I cooked oats in the stock and the result was amaaazing.

So for today’s recipe I repeated the similar procedure but added a bit of curry and topped everything with sauteed asparagus. They are at the full season at the moment and I love them!

The porridge is really simple and takes only 15 minutes to make :)

Oh, and if you have no idea how to make YOUR OWN vegetable soup stock check out this post: vegetable soup stock 101


3 + 1/3 cup 300 g
4 cups 1 l
vegetable stock (you can use water, but it will be less flavourful)
2 tsp 2 tsp
salt (might be less if you use salted vegetable stock)
2 tsp 2 tsp
curry powder
1 tbsp 1 tbsp
coconut oil
20 20
Optional: nutritional yeast and black cumin for the topping


  • 1. 

    Cook the porridge

    Put oats, vegetable stock/water, salt and curry powder in a pot and cook for about 8 minutes while stirring. You can add soup stock/water gradually – how much of it you need really depends on type of oats.

  • 2. 

    Sautee asparagus

    While the oats are cooking chop the asparagus. Heat coconut oil in a pan and add asparagus. Sautee them for about 3 minutes (they should turn vividly green). Add a pinch of salt and stir.

  • 3. 

    Let's eat

    Serve porridge in 4 bowls and top with asparagus. Add nutritional yeast and black cumin for extra flavor. But of course you can use any other topping of your own choice too!

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Asparagus are in the season right now but you can you some other vegetable that can be sauteed quickly. For example: spinach, kale, bell pepper, zucchini, carrot …

Don’t get me wrong - curry powder matches amazingly. And since I wanted this to be “few ingredients recipe” it does its job amazingly. But you can also use other spices of your own preference.

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