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Almond Rice with Raspberry Sauce Recipe
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Almond Rice with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

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It simply wouldn't be Christmas in our family without this old-fashioned dessert. Cool and creamy, it looks beautiful drizzled with the tart raspberry sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups water, divided
  • 2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened raspberries, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Fresh mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 516 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 523 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring 4 cups of water, rice and salt to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in milk and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until milk is absorbed and rice is creamy. Remove from the heat; stir in almonds and extract. Cool slightly; cover and chill.
  2. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, combine cornstarch and remaining water; add raspberries. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice. Cover and chill.
  3. Just before serving, whip cream until soft peaks form; fold into rice mixture. Spoon into individual serving dishes and top with raspberry sauce. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Almond Rice with Raspberry Sauce in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1997, p24

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 516 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 523 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2014

Love this receipe, I've made it alot Taste great and looks wonderful.

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