Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding


Classifications: Desserts

Qty Measure Ingredient


4 1/2 cups milk

1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

1/2 cup raisins

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Ground cinnamon, optional

Instructions: In a saucepan, combine milk, rice, sugar and salt if desired; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Pour into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 325* for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Add raisins and vanilla; cover and bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cinnamon if desired. Serve warm or chilled. Store in the refrigerator.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with skim milk and without salt) equals 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 skim milk; also, 177 calories, 83 mg sodium, 3 mg cholesterol, 37 gm carbohydrate, 7 gm protein, trace fat.

Serves: 6

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