Raisin Rice Cereal
Rice for breakfast cereal is popular in the South. If you've never tried it for breakfast, then here's a tasty recipe to get you started in the morning.
1 cup uncooked rice
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups water
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cinnamon stick*
- Combine rice, raisins, salt, water and butter in 2 to 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir once or twice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 15 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
- Heat milk, sugar and cinnamon stick over low heat. Discard cinnamon stick.
- Add milk to cooked rice; continue to cook over low heat 5 minutes or until creamy, stirring often.
- Serve with milk or cream, honey or brown sugar and fresh fruit, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.
*No cinnamon sticks? Add a dash or so of ground cinnamon.
Recipe provided courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.