Country Breakfast Cereal
With this hearty eye-opener, rice is nice in any meal of the day! It's a delicious alternative to oatmeal. Top it with fresh strawberries, raspberries or blueberries.—USA Rice Council, Houston, Texas
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 3 cups cooked brown rice
- 2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Honey, brown sugar, or fresh fruit optional
- In a large saucepan, combine rice, milk, raisins, butter, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until thickened. If desired, top with honey, brown sugar or fruit.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 197 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Country Breakfast Cereal in Taste of Home October/November 1993