Creamy Rice Pudding Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published March 21, 2020
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Orange zest, cranberries, and raisins add a sweet flavor to this dessert. It’s great for people watching their weight because it’s low in fat, but very satisfying to the tastebuds.

How To Make Creamy Rice Pudding

  • 4 cup low fat milk
  • 1 cup brown rice (uncooked)
  • 3 strips orange zest (wide)
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • salt (pinch )
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • nutmeg (pinch )
  • 1/2 cup cranberries (dried )
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup pecans (toasted chopped, optional)
  1. In a heavy medium-size saucepan, bring the milk, rice, zest, sugar and salt to a boil.

  2. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and gently simmer until the rice is tender and the milk is almost absorbed, stirring occasionally, about 1-1 1/2 hours.

  3. Remove the cover and add the vanilla and nutmeg and stir to blend over low heat until the mixture is thick, about 5-10 minutes. 

  4. Remove the zest. Stir in the cranberries and raisins. 

  5. Sprinkle with chopped pecans, if desired. Serve warm for that added touch of comfort.

How To Make Creamy Rice Pudding

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Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hr 40 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 50 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 4 cup low fat milk
  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 3 strips orange zest, wide
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • salt, pinch
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • nutmeg, pinch
  • 1/2 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup pecans , toasted chopped, optional

Instructions

  1. In a heavy medium-size saucepan, bring the milk, rice, zest, sugar and salt to a boil.

  2. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and gently simmer until the rice is tender and the milk is almost absorbed, stirring occasionally, about 1-1 1/2 hours.

  3. Remove the cover and add the vanilla and nutmeg and stir to blend over low heat until the mixture is thick, about 5-10 minutes. 

  4. Remove the zest. Stir in the cranberries and raisins. 

  5. Sprinkle with chopped pecans, if desired. Serve warm for that added touch of comfort.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 223mg
  • Calories: 265kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 46g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 404mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 72mg
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Vitamin A: 334IU
  • Vitamin C: 9mg
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