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I remember loving this as a child, and my children enjoy this cereal.
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
20 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Gorete's Portuguese Semolina Cereal (Papas) Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Gorete's Portuguese Semolina Cereal (Papas) Recipe

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Posted in: Breakfast Recipes
Fri, Oct 2, 2015
4 out of 5 with 8 ratings
Views: 15764


7 cups milk1 and 1⁄2 cups of semolina flour1⁄2 cup of sugar1 dash of saltCinnamon (to taste), for sprinkling * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

This site uses US measurements.


  1. In a saucepan, heat the milk over medium heat until hot.
  2. Add the semolina, sugar and a dash of salt and stir well.
  3. Stir the semolina every few minutes to avoid creating lumps. 
  4. The semolina is ready when the cereal leaves a tracks on the top for several seconds when you are stirring it (approximately 10 minutes).
  5. Spoon the semolina into 8 oz pyrex dishes then sprinkle the top with cinnamon.
  6. The cereal will continue to firm up as it cools.
  7. Cover and refrigerate when cool.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Chef Gorete, Food.com


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