Healthier Creamy Rice Pudding

The key to making Erica’s mom’s recipe for rice pudding healthier is using brown rice instead of white. It’s delicious and nutritious!

Original recipe makes 4 servings


1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup uncooked brown rice
1 1/2 cups low-fat milk
1/3 cup white sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup low-fat milk
1 egg, beaten
2/3 cup raisins
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • PREP

    45 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    1 hr 5 mins


  1. Combine water and rice over high heat in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until tender, about 45 minutes.
  2. Combine cooked rice, 1 1/2 cups milk, sugar, and salt in a clean saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thick and creamy, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup milk, beaten egg, and raisins. Cook 2 minutes more, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla extract. Serve warm.


Calories: 363 kcal
Carbohydrates: 69.2 g
Cholesterol: 66 mg
Fat: 6.4 g
Fiber: 2.1 g
Protein: 9.2 g
Sodium: 252 mg