Rice pudding may often be underrated, but it is so delicious and simple to make. More than that, it also offers some health benefits. Milk is a great source of calcium, cinnamon offers anti-inflammatory properties, and nuts are a good source of unsaturated fats, which are great in supporting your heart health!
1. In a large saucepan soak the rice in the water for 30 minutes.
2. Bring the rice and water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, about 20-25 minutes in total.
3. Add the milk, sugar, and salt and stir to combine. Simmer until it reaches a thick pudding consistency, about 20 minutes in total.
4. Pour into bowls and sprinkle with ground cinnamon. Top it with your favorite toppings.
5. Serve hot or cold.
Optional toppings include any variety of nuts, like walnuts, and dried fruits, like raisins, cherries, or apricots.
Per Serving: Calories 189, Carbohydrates, 36g, Protein 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Sodium 251 mg, Fiber 0 g, Sugars 9g.
Adapted and modified from https://www.allrecipes.com/.