Cooking the rice in milk makes a pudding that's creamy even with lowfat 1% or 2% milk. Dried fruits, especially apricots, add extra calcium; you can also use prunes, figs or dates. The pudding will thicken as it cools; if it gets too thick, stir in a little extra milk.
- Portion size 4 servings
In heavy saucepan, bring milk and rice to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer very gently, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
Stir in sugar, raisins, apricots and salt ; cover and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes or until rice is very tender.
In bowl, beat egg; stir in 2 cups (500 mL) of rice mixture, then stir entire mixture back into saucepan. Remove pan from heat; stir in vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover and let cool for 30 minutes or just until warm.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Protein 10 g
- Calories 300.0
- Total fat 5 g
- Total carbohydrate 55 g