Diabetic Cooking

Fruited rice pudding

Preparation time: 10 minutes. Baking time: 50–60 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apples
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground nutmeg

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl, combine the dry milk and sugar. Add the liquid milk, egg, egg white, and vanilla, mixing well. Stir in the rice, raisins, and dried apples. Spray a 6-cup casserole dish with vegetable cooking spray and pour the egg and rice mixture into the dish. Sprinkle top with cinnamon and nutmeg. Bake the pudding for 15 minutes. Stir and continue baking for another 35 to 45 minutes until the milk is absorbed. Serve warm or chilled for dessert or for a breakfast treat with fruit.

Yield: 8 servings. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 168, Carbohydrates: 34 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 100 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 milk. Carbohydrate choices: 2.


This recipe was developed by Angie Sharp, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist at the International Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.