Arroz con Dulce (Sweet Rice Pudding)

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"This is a traditional dessert for parties and special occasions," says Olga Fusté. "In tropical climates, this dish is frequently made with coconut milk."

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup pudding)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 254
Caloriesfromfat 8 %
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 6.1 g
Carbohydrate 52.2 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Calcium 135 mg

Ingredients

2 cups water
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick
1 cup uncooked Arborio or other short-grain rice
2 1/2 cups fat-free milk
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons grated lime rind
1/2 cup golden raisins
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 10 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed, stirring occasionally. Discard cinnamon stick. Stir in fat-free milk, sugar, and rind; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 25 minutes or until mixture thickens and becomes creamy, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in golden raisins and vanilla.

Note:

Olga Fusté, MS, RD,

Diabetic Cooking for Latinos

August 2007
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