Easy Arborio Rice Pudding

  • Yield: 8 servings


5cups whole milk (or any combination of whole and 2% low-fat milk)
1/2cup arborio rice
6tablespoons sugar
1/4teaspoon salt
2teaspoons vanilla extract
2 egg yolks


  1. Combine 4 cups milk, rice and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Whisk egg yolks and about 1/2 cup of hot milk mixture. Whisk back into pan with remaining 1 cup milk.
  3. Place over medium heat and cook until thickened, about 5 minutes. Cool, and chill at least 2 hours before serving.

—Recipe by Jill Melton

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 184
  • Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 68mg
  • Carbohydrate 26g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 6g