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This Portuguese porridge recipe (receita de papas) is so easy to make and it's so delicious.
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
15 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Porridge (Papas) Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Porridge (Papas) Recipe

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Posted in: Breakfast Recipes
Sat, Jun 12, 2021, 21:47
5 out of 5 with 339 ratings
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1 cup of milk2 tablespoons of sugar2 tablespoons of all purpose flourA pinch of saltA pinch of cinnamon1 egg yolk
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    1. In a small pot over medium heat, add the milk, flour, sugar and salt.
    2. Stir very well until smooth and starts to boil.
    3. Now add the egg yolk and continue to stir until it thickens (about a minute).
    4. Remove from the heat, pour into a dish and enjoy.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Rosinda


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    Jasmen - 2021-08-05 20:38:04
    Do you put the egg in while it's hot? Won't the heat scramble the egg?

    Hi Jasmen, your pour the yolk slowly as you keep stirring, don't add the yolk all at once.
    2 Months ago, Fri, Aug 6, 2021, 03:57:09 (+0) (-0)
    Carole - 2021-07-19 00:06:02
    The porridge recipe doesn't show when to add the milk in the directions. It shows as an ingredient. I assume it goes with the sugar and salt and flour.

    We will have that updated soon, thank you for letting us know. 🙂
    2 Months ago, Mon, Jul 19, 2021, 11:19:21 (+0) (-0)
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