Arroz con leche/spanish rice pudding Recipe

Arroz con leche, also known as Spanish rice pudding, is a creamy and comforting dessert made with rice, milk, sugar, and aromatic spices. This traditional Spanish dessert is flavored with cinnamon and lemon zest, giving it a delightful and fragrant taste. The rice is cooked in milk until it becomes tender and creamy, and then sweetened with sugar. It is typically served chilled and garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

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Ingredients for Arroz con leche/spanish rice pudding Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Rice
  • 1.33 cup Milk
  • 0.33 stick Cinnamon
  • 0.33 Zest Lemon
  • 0.17 cup Sugar
  • as needed Cinnamon For Garnish

Directions: Arroz Con Leche/spanish Rice Pudding Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a saucepan, combine the rice, milk, cinnamon stick, and lemon zest.
  • STEP 2.Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until the rice is tender.
  • STEP 3.Stir in the sugar and cook for a few more minutes until the mixture thickens.
  • STEP 4.Remove from heat and let it cool. Serve chilled, garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Cooking Tips

  • Rinse the rice before cooking to remove excess starch.
  • Stir the rice occasionally while cooking to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • You can add raisins or chopped nuts for extra flavor and texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Arroz con leche can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Serve chilled as a dessert or a sweet treat any time of the day.
Nutrition
value
697
calories per serving
21 g Fat15 g Protein122 g Carbs24 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    122g
  • Fiber
    24g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    122g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    24g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    624mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    21mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    34mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    93mg
  • Manganese
    7mg
  • Phosphorus
    307mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp