Cooking delicious wheat porridge with pumpkin and meat

cooked porridge in a bowl with greens

It's no secret that cereals are a source of minerals, nutrients and vitamins that are responsible for the health and vitality of the human body. Wheat cereal is no exception. It is the main component of a healthy, balanced diet. This kind of cereal goes well with all vegetables, especially with pumpkin. Cooking recipes are many. Wheat porridge with pumpkin is a great idea for breakfast, which will appeal to all households. This dish will cause special delight if you add a little light, dietary meat.

The recipe for such a culinary masterpiece is popular among women who watch their figure, but love to eat tasty. Wheat porridge is not only tasty, but also very healthy. It contains vitamins, amino acids, trace elements. It is rich in protein, thanks to which a person is charged with vigor and energy for the whole day.


Wheat groats 200 grams
Pumpkin 500 grams
Water 400 ml
Onion 2 piece.
Chicken breasts 2 piece.
Vegetable oil 70 ml
Bay leaf 3 piece.
Salt, black pepper, spices to taste
Greens for decoration


1. Wash pumpkin, peel, seed and fiber. Cut into small pieces. Put the pot on the stove, pour water, salt and add half the pumpkin. Bring to a boil.

washed pumpkin in the pan

2. Chicken breast cut into large pieces. Heat the oil in a pan, place the chicken, fry on all sides for 5 minutes. Onion cut into half rings and add to the meat. Cook more minutes for 3.

chicken fillet and onion

3. Then add the remaining pumpkin. Mix and extinguish the 5 minutes thoroughly.

Chicken fillet onion and tikva

4. Mash the cooked pumpkin. Add wheat cereal to it. Stir. Cook for 15 minutes on low heat.

ingredients in the pan

5. Thanks to pumpkin porridge will get a bright, sunny, rich color. Add to the pot stew with pumpkin, stir. After 5 minutes, add bay leaf. Remove from heat.

porridge with added meat

6. Wheat pumpkin porridge is ready for a unique recipe. You can bring to the table and please your family with another culinary masterpiece. Decorate the finished dish with greens. A great addition to this breakfast will be a cup of hot tea or coffee.

Adhere to the detailed description in the recipe, show imagination, then you get a very tasty porridge. From the specified number of ingredients, 4 portions of the finished dish are obtained. The caloric content of 100 grams of product will be 370 kilocalories.

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Cooking Instructions

  1. Use quality products.
  2. Porridge will be tastier if cooked in a cast-iron pot.
  3. You can cook it in milk with the addition of pumpkin, honey, dried fruits. So you get a great dessert.

Useful Properties

Few people think about how much good is contained in one dish of such ordinary, unremarkable porridge. In fact, it has a tremendous impact on human health and development since birth.

  • The most valuable advantage of wheat porridge is that it is saturated with fiber, which is very useful for normal life. If you add to your diet such a dish at least three times a week, then you normalize the work of the digestive system. Cellulose will help remove all toxins, toxins, harmful substances. Thanks to it, the metabolism will improve, intestinal peristalsis will increase, the internal microflora will be adjusted. It will effectively cleanse your intestines, which will help to lose those extra pounds.
  • Wheat porridge is rich in vitamins: C, PP, A, E. Contains minerals: potassium and calcium, iron, silver, zirconium. The composition of this wonderful dish includes starch, carbohydrates, proteins, fats.
  • Helps fight viral diseases, strengthens the immune system and heart muscle, has a beneficial effect on the nervous system. Normalizes sleep, improves appetite and positively affects the general condition of the body.


Such a useful and valuable porridge has certain contraindications to the use.

  • Abuse leads to problems with the digestive system. Use no more than three times a week in small portions.
  • Allergic reactions, individual intolerance to starch contained in porridge.
  • It is forbidden to include in the diet of people with celiac disease.

Cooked millet porridge with pumpkin in our recipe will be no less tasty.

See also how to cook pumpkin porridge.

Updated: 09.09.2018

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