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Scandinavian Rice Pudding With Toasted Almonds

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
An easy way to toast almonds is to place them in a nonstick skillet over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring the nuts constantly.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 4 teaspoons sliced almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 208
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • protein 7.2 g
  • carbohydrate 36 g
  • cholesterol 46 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 184 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fiber 2 g
  • calcium 142 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine rice and milk in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thick.

  2. Combine egg and next 5 ingredients. Stir about 1 cup hot rice mixture into egg mixture.

  3. Add to remaining hot mixture in pan, and cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Stir in raisins. Sprinkle with almonds just before serving. Serve warm.

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