YIELD: 12 Servings
|2 cups||whole-grain brown rice|
|1 cup||seedless raisins or dried cranberries|
|2 Tbsps.||ground cinnamon|
|5 cups||hot water|
|Milk or cream (optional)|
|Honey or brown sugar (optional)|
|Fresh fruit or toasted nuts (optional)|
In large, heavy saucepan mix rice, raisins, butter, cinnamon and salt.
Pour in water; mix. Bring to a boil, stirring. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook 40 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
Serve hot, 1 cup per serving, accompanied by milk or cream, honey or brown sugar and/or fresh fruit or nuts.
Recipe and photo by the USA Rice Federation