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By Ellen Bales
from Indianapolis, IN

This recipe and photo came to me from my local Kroger store. I have developed a love affair with rice pudding of late, especially since discovering so many new variations on the original. This one sounds so delicious and soothing as a comfort food. You gotta try it!

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top


  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    arborio rice
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 2 c
    low fat milk
  • 1/4 c
    orange segments

How To Make

  • 1
    Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add vanilla, ginger, sugar, and rice.
  • 2
    Lower heat and allow rice to absorb liquid, stirring as needed, about 10 minutes.
  • 3
    When most of the liquid is absorbed, add the orange zest and 1 cup of the milk. Allow the rice to absorb the liquid and then add the other 1 cup milk.
  • 4
    Continue cooking until all liquid is absorbed and rice is fully cooked.
  • 5
    Serve warm in individual bowls, each topped with an orange segment.