Quick Cinnamon-Almond Rice Pudding
Contributed by: News Canada
Comforting sweet snack
(NC) - There's nothing more comforting than rice pudding for breakfast, a snack or dessert.
- 3/4 cup leftover cooked rice, preferably basmati or jasmine
- 3/4 cup almond milk
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds, roasted
- 1 teaspoon honey
Combine rice, almond milk and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Turn heat to medium and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer gently for 4 to 5 minutes, until milk is thicker and rice is a bit creamy. To serve, place in a bowl, top with almonds and drizzle with honey.
Microwave instructions: Combine rice, milk and cinnamon in a microwave-safe serving bowl. Cook on full power for 1 minute, then stir and cook 1-2 more minutes, until milk is thicker and rice is a bit creamy. Top with almonds and drizzle with honey.
Serving Size: Makes 1 Serving
Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories 424; Cholesterol 0 mg; Total Fat 20 g; Fibre 7 g; Saturated Fat 1.7 g; Calcium 100 mg; Monounsaturated Fat 11.2 g; Magnesium 139 mg; Polyunsaturated Fat 5.6 g; Potassium 541 mg; Carbohydrate 49 g; Sodium 24 mg; Protein 15 g; Vitamin E 8.6 mg* * Total Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents