Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding


  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • 6 cups milk or your favorite milk alternative
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups peeled and diced apples


  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • In a large saucepan, combine the rice, apples, milk, granulated sugar, vanilla bean, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat while stirring. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until the rice is tender and most of the liquid has absorbed. Stir occasionally, this should take about 20-25 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Discard the vanilla bean.
  • Serve warm, sprinkle with powdered sugar and cinnamon if desired.

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