Linen porridge - the best recipes. How to cook flax porridge.

Linen porridge - the best recipes. How to cook flax porridge.

Linen porridge - general principles and methods of cooking

Linen porridge is a useful product that helps a person to cope with many ailments and feel great at any age. The cult of flax porridge appeared at the beginning of the XXI century and began to spread throughout the world. Meanwhile, in Russian cooking, flax porridge is not as popular as in other countries, for example, the UK, whose inhabitants eat this dish, if not every day, then several times a week.

To simplify the procedure of cooking flax porridge, it began to be prepared at specialized enterprises and produced as a semi-finished product. Linen porridge from the package enough to fill with milk or water and breakfast, lunch or dinner is ready. However, many housewives prefer to cook linen porridge at home on their own, this process does not take too much time, but the result exceeds all expectations. Homemade dish turns out really tasty and without preservatives, which are often used in the production of products in enterprises.

Linen porridge - food preparation

Linen porridge is prepared not from flax seeds, but from recycled oil cake (flour), which remains after pressing oil. For the preparation of porridge should take the basis (flax flour) and the remaining ingredients. If dried fruits are used in the process of creating the dish, they should be scalded with boiling water.

Linen porridge - the best recipes

Recipe 1: Flax cereal with raisins and honey

Linen porridge with raisins and honey is a wonderful dish for children and adults, a sweet and tasty delicacy will satisfy hunger and benefit the body.


- 1 glass of flax flour;

- 1 cup of buckwheat groats;

- 50 grams of honey;

- 50 grams of raisins;

- butter;

- salt.

Method of preparation

Start cooking flax porridge with the processing of buckwheat, it should be fried in a pan (no oil) and grind in a coffee grinder. Soak the raisins for about half an hour in warm water. Mix flax and buckwheat flour, add steamed raisins and a little salt. There is no need to boil porridge, it is enough to pour boiling water over flour and raisins, wrap them well for a long time to keep warm. In this state, porridge should stand for an hour. Before serving, porridge must be filled with honey and butter. As a rule, the dish is served in portions. In this case, an alternative to natural honey can be jam or jam.

Recipe 2: Flax cereal with vegetables

Fortified flax cereal with vegetables.


- 1 carrot;

- 1 onion;

- 150 grams of zucchini;

- 150 grams of pumpkin;

- 1 glass of flax flour;

- 1 clove of garlic;

- homemade mayonnaise (made from eggs, mustard and sour cream);

- salt.

Method of preparation

Linen flour should be poured with boiling water, salt a little and wrapped in a towel in order to keep warm and steam the porridge a little (it is not worth keeping it in such a state for too long, the porridge will have to be reached later in the oven). Grate the carrots, finely chop the onion, chop the pumpkin and zucchini in the form of cubes.

Put the vegetables on the bottom of the dish with a thick bottom (layer thickness should be 2 centimeters), then lay out a layer of flax porridge, then again a layer of vegetables. Pour the vegetables and porridge with water so that it half covers the ingredients. Cover the pan or utyatnitsa lid, put in the oven (in the absence of the oven, you can cook flax porridge with vegetables on the gas stove). Cooking time - 40 minutes. The dish turns out in the form of a casserole, served flax porridge with vegetables on the table, seasoned with homemade mayonnaise, in which chopped garlic is added.

Recipe 3: Linen porridge with milk

Traditional flax porridge with milk.


- 2 tablespoons of flax flour;

- 1/2 cup hot milk;

- sucrose or sugar;

- You can add fruit (banana, strawberry, kiwi, etc.).

Method of preparation

Flax flour pour hot milk, mix thoroughly to get rid of lumps that are completely out of place in the porridge. Porridge must acquire stickiness (2-3 minutes). Add some sugar and chopped fruit to the dish. Fresh fruits give flax porridge a peculiar taste that many people like, especially children are happy with this dish.

Recipe 4: Flax porridge for weight loss

Flax porridge contains a small amount of calories, so its use is important if you need to lose weight. Flax porridge is often included in the menu during protracted and short diets. This dish not only helps to lose weight, but also replenishes the body with vitamins and minerals, which people often lose, trying to limit themselves in food. Ingredients:

- 200 grams of flax flakes (flax seed cake after pressing oil);

- 50 milliliters of sunflower oil (preferably the first cold-pressed);

- Spices (optional);

- salt;

- greens (dill, parsley, cilantro).

Method of preparation

Pour cereal with clean water (keep in mind that the seeds will actively absorb water, so the liquid should completely cover the porridge and protrude 2-3 cm above its surface). Leave the future dish in a warm place so that it swells faster. In the morning, the porridge is almost ready, it remains to add a gravy, which consists of first-pressed sunflower oil, salt and spices, whipped to a white foam with a regular fork. Linen porridge mix with a sauce of oil, spices and salt, put the cooked dish on a plate and sprinkle with chopped greens.

Linen porridge - useful tips from experienced chefs

Linen flakes or flour should be stored in a cool and dry place, the temperature should not exceed 20 degrees, otherwise the product will dampen and the porridge made from it will be bitter and tasteless. In the event that a semi-finished product is purchased in the store (porridges that are enough to be filled with boiling water for a few minutes), you should not store it in a soft package, be sure to pour it in a ceramic dish with a lid, this will help increase the shelf life of the product. You can add different ingredients to flax porridge, but honey, dried fruits, milk, fresh fruits and berries, previously chopped by hand or with a blender, are best combined with it.

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