My grandmother would feed everybody who came in the door. We'd start with 10 and end up with 25 for dinner, says Robert Black Bull, a Blackfoot artist in Browning, Montana. "We would eat dried meat, potatoes, berry soup, bannock bread, spotted dog. Spotted dog is like rice pudding with raisins—no dog. Guess someone made it and thought it looked like their spotted dog."

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Credit: James Carrier

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 3 or 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 1 1/2- to 2-quart nonstick pan, combine rice, 2 1/4 cups milk, and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring, 10 to 12 minutes.

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  • Add sugar, salt, and raisins. Simmer over medium-low heat, stirring often, until most of the milk is absorbed and pudding is creamy, 8 to 10 minutes longer.

  • Spoon into bowls and serve warm. Pudding thickens as it stands; if desired, stir in a little more milk.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; calories from fat 6%; protein 6.7g; fat 1.6g; saturated fat 0.9g; carbohydrates 49g; fiber 1g; sodium 141mg; cholesterol 5.5mg.
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