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Arroz con Dulce (Sweet Rice Pudding)

Arroz con Dulce (Sweet Rice Pudding)

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

Cooking Light AUGUST 2007

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 254
  • Calories from fat: 8%
  • Fat: 2.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 6.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 52.2g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 172mg
  • Calcium: 135mg
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