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Horchata (no sugar added recipe)
Total : 13 hours

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • tap water
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cups skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 packets artificial sweetener (or less)
  • cheesecloth

Directions:

  1. Soak the rice in tap water overnight.
  2. Drain the soaked rice through a strainer.
  3. In a blender add rice, ½ cup water, 2 cups milk, vanilla, artificial sweetener, and cinnamon.  Blend on high speed until rice is all ground up (approximately 1.5 minutes).
  4. Add the remaining ½ cup water and 2 cups milk. Blend on high for approximately 1 min.
  5. Strain the mixture through the cheesecloth until no more liquid seeps out. Do not squeeze the cheesecloth. Discard cheesecloth and remains.
  6. Chill and serve.
Exchange: 1 milk, 1 starch
Carbohydrate Units: 2
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
5 1-cup servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 144      Calories from Fat 4
% Daily Value 
1% Total Fat 0.5g
1% Cholesterol   3mg
4% Sodium   107mg
9% Total Carbohydrate   26g
2%   Dietary Fiber   0.5g
0%   Sugars   0g
16% Protein   8g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: