Brown Rice with Milk

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Brown Rice with Milk

Brown Rice with Milk
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 1 1/2 hours Source: Monica Montes for Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Dairy, Grains
Meal Type: Breakfast & Brunch, Dessert
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Low Sodium
Origin: Mexican & Spanish
Special Features: Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It , Make Ahead


1 piece lemon Rind
1 cup brown Rice
3 cups Water
4 cups Milk 2%
1 stick Cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1 cup granulated Sugar
2 tablespoons Raisins

2 tablespoons chopped Walnuts
1 tablespoon ground Cinnamon


Soak rice and lemon rind in water for 15-20 minutes. Drain the rice, transfer rice and lemon rind to saucepan.

Add 2 cups of milk and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to very low and simmer, stirring often and scraping the bottom for about 45 minutes.

Add the remaining milk, vanilla, raisins and sugar and simmer for another 15 minutes. Stir often to keep from sticking to the bottom of the pot.

Remove from heat, let cool and pour into a bowl.

Top with ground cinnamon and walnuts.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 276
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 99 mg
Carbohydrates: 55 g
Protein: 8 g
Fiber: 1 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 197 mg

Cook's Notes: