Nondairy Rice Pudding (Arroz Con Leche sin Lactosa)

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Active Time

30 minutes

Total Time

55 minutes

Serving Size



  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 4 cups unsweetened vanilla nondairy milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup raisins (optional)


  1. Place cinnamon stick, water, and rice in medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer on medium; cook 15 minutes, then stir in milk. Simmer 15 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in sugar and continue simmering 10 more minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender and liquid has thickened.
  3. Remove pan from heat; stir in raisins, if using. Let stand 10 minutes to cool (liquid will thicken as it cools). Remove cinnamon stick before serving.

Nutritional information

Amount per ⅛ recipe serving: Calories 170, Total Fat 1.5g, Sat Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Chol 0mg, Sodium 85mg, Carb 38g, Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 19g (Incl. 19g Added Sugars), Protein 2g, Vit D 6%, Calc 20%, Iron 6%, Potas 0%