Desserts: Cold Desserts: Apple and Rice Pudding

A simple combination of apple, rice, raisins and cottage cheese.

Author: Family Health Network
Date: April 23, 2009

Suggestions: This pudding is a delicious way to use up leftover cooked rice.

Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x 1/2 cup servings

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins

Ingredients:

    2 cup cooked brown rice
    1/4 cup raisins, unpacked
    1 1/2 Tbsp honey
    1 Tbsp lemon juice
    1/4 Tbsp lemon rind
    4 Tbsp low-fat cottage cheese
    1 jar or can (14 oz) apple pie slices, no added sugar *

Directions:

    In a mixing bowl combine rice, raisins, honey, lemon juice, lemon rind, cottage cheese, and apple.

    Spoon into serving dishes and chill well before serving. Serves 6 to 8.

Variations:

    Top with a dollop of low-fat whipped cream, Cashew Cream or Ricotta Cream (see recipe links below) and/or sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg.

    * Can replace jarred/canned apples with stewed apples, sugar-free apple pie filling, or if preferred, you can peel and slice fresh apples (optional: blanch apples and lightly sprinkle them with cinnamon).

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:111 cals
Kilojoules:462 kJ
Fat:0.6 g
Carbohydrates:24.9 g
Protein:2.4 g
Cholesterol:1.0 mg
Sodium:30 mg
Saturated Fat:0.2 g
Fiber:1.7 g
Calcium:15.0 mg
Total Sugars:11.0 g

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