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essential Waitrose Porridge Oats 500g

4.2 out of 5 (18)

14 out of 18 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Suitable for vegetarians

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Price per 100g: 14p


Product Description

Delicious rolled porridge oats.
Our fundamental belief is that few things in life are more important that the food you buy. Good quality is essential.
Love life - high in fibre, Suitable for vegetarians
Love life
By choosing these product you are improving the nutritional balance of your daily diet. A varied balanced diet together with frequent activity supports a healthy lifestyle.
waitrose.com/lovelife for more information


Product Information



Essential Waitrose


Store in a cool dry place. Please be careful with hot product or liquid. Once prepared do not store or reheat.


Cooking Instructions - General. For best results use the hob method.
Once prepared do not store or reheat.; Hob - From Ambient. Allow approximately 40g oats per person. Place the oats in a small saucepan and add 300ml of cold water or milk can be used for a creamier porridge. Bring to the boil and simmer for 3-4 minutes, stirring continuously.; Microwave - From Ambient. Microwave ovens vary: refer to handbook. Place 40g of oats per person in a large microwaveable bowl and stir in 300ml of cold water or milk for a creamier porridge.
Rating B/650W: 1 serving: Full Power 3 mins, 2 servings: Full Power 4 mins
Rating D/750W: 1 serving: Full Power 3 mins, 2 servings: Full Power 3 1/2 mins
Rating E/850W: 1 serving: Full Power 3 mins, 2 servings: Full Power 3 1/2 mins
Rating B/650W: 1 serving: Full Power 3 mins, 2 serving: Full Power 3 mins
Rating D/750W: 1 serving: Full Power 2 1/2 mins, 2 servings: Full Power 3 mins
Rating E/850W: 1 serving: Full Power 2 mins, 2 servings: Full Power 2 1/2 mins
Allow to stand for 1 minute. Add sugar or salt to taste.

Country of Origin

United Kingdom

Country of Packing



Waitrose Limited,
RG12 8YA,

Package Type

Heat Sealed

Recycling Information

Pack - Not Recyclable

Other Information

Store in a cool dry place away from strong odours. Once opened store in an airtight container.

Safety Warning:
Please be careful with hot product or liquid

Additional Information:
Per 40g serving with 300ml water calories 148 7%, sugars 0.4g <1%, fat 3.4 5%, saturates 0.5g 3%, salt trace 0% GDA

This pack contains approximately 12 servings

This product is packed by weight. Contents may settle after packaging.

Bag - Plastic - not currently recycled



Wholegrain Oatflakes (100%)

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 40g serving with 300ml waterper 100g
Energy 623kJ1557kJ
Protein 4.8g12.1g
Carbohydrate 22.4g56.1g
of which sugars 0.4g1.0g
Fat 3.4g8.4g
of which saturates 0.5g1.3g
Fibre 4.3g10.8g
Sodium tracetrace


Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5

18 customers reviewed this product Average rating 4.2

14 out of 18 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

my favourite

I can't stop loving it for 2 years and always take it with me in a long trip. It's just perfect!

Rating: 5 star out of 5

I like them

I like oats to cook quickly and go creamy and like these for that reason. Have some with a spoonfool of Nutella. It makes the medicine go down for sure.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Creamy porridge

This makes delicious creamy porridge, I highly recommend these oats. Going down very well here!

Rating: 2 star out of 5

Inferior to other supermarkets equibalent product

Having used a similar product from a rival supermarket I tried these for a change. After following the instructions using the quantities shown for microwave cooking, the result was more like soup than porridge. I tried to rescue my breakfast by adding more oats. I eventually reached the correct consistency, but despite tasting OK, it had a gluey texture. I had also used 50% more oats to get the same quantity of porridge compared with the rival brand.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Perfect for baking

I don't eat porridge so cannot comment on this product in that guise, but I do use these to make flapjack and oat cookies. Really good and much better for integrating with other ingredients than jumbo flakes. Great value too.


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