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Dulce de Leche Rice Pudding Recipe

Dulce de Leche Rice Pudding Recipe

Brown rice lends a wonderful nuttiness to this tasty treat. “I’m sure your family will love this sweet and salty version of down-home comfort food.” Carla Cervantes — Modesto, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 50 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Dash salt
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 8 caramels
  • 1 tablespoon coarse sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • 2. Stir in milk. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-16 minutes or until thick and creamy, stirring occasionally. Add caramels, stirring until melted. Discard cinnamon sticks.
  • 3. Spoon into dessert dishes. In a small bowl, combine coarse sugar and kosher salt; sprinkle over pudding. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 294 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 166 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.