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15 Vegan Breakfasts! |Teff Porridge with fresh figs, maple and walnuts-- an easy, vegan protein packed breakfast! Gluten Free, Vegan! | #teff #porridge #veganbreakfast #healthybreakfast

Teff Porridge with Figs and Walnuts


Teff Porridge with figs and walnuts – an easy introduction to this tiny, but mightily nutritious grain, packed full of protein. A simple delicious vegan breakfast!


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup Whole Grain Teff
  • 1 1/2 cups water plus 1 tablespoon
  • generous 3 finger pinch of and ground warming spice- like ground clove, cardamom, nutmeg, or cinnamon, allspice or even 5 spice.
  • generous 3 finger pinch of kosher salt
  • 6 fresh figs- sliced ( or sub dried figs, adding to the cooking teff for the last 5 minutes, to plump them up) or sub pears.
  • 2 T maple syrup or honey
  • 2 T crushed, toasted walnuts– or any other nut.


  1. Over medium-high heat, In a small pot, toast teff until it begins to pop, and smell nutty- stirring often, about 3 minutes.
  2. Once you hear its adorable popping, add water and spices and salt.
  3. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes. Give a quick stir and at this point,
  4. If it seems too thick, add a bit more water, to get it to your desired consistency. Cook a couple more minutes.
  5. Divide among 2 bowls and top with sliced figs, walnuts and a generous drizzle of honey.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 419
  • Sugar: 44.4 g
  • Sodium: 155.6 mg
  • Fat: 6.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.5 g
  • Fiber: 9.9 g
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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