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Creamy Rice Pudding With Dried Cherries

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  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Uncooked jasmine rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  2% reduced fat milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light coconut milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla bean piece/1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 Inch, split lengthwise

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 13 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
2. Meanwhile, combine cherries and orange juice in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until hot. Let stand.
3. Stir reduced-fat milk and next 4 ingredients into rice. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean; stir seeds and vanilla bean into milk mixture.
4. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 30 minutes or until mixture is thick and creamy (mixture will look like cooked oatmeal or cream of wheat). Remove and discard vanilla bean. Drain cherries, if needed. Stir into pudding.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1514 Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.6%

Saturated Fat 11.3 g56.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 524.7 mg21.9%

Total Carbohydrates 308 g102.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.9%

Sugars 145.4 g

Protein 14 g28.5%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 114.9%

Calcium 21.6% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Rice Pudding With Dried Cherries Recipe