Rich Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Rice Pudding

Did you knowthat rice puddings are found in almost every corner of the world?  This is a new recipe that I recently served up for my family on a cold afternoon.  What a treat to have them enjoy something sweet that was good for them!  

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Rich Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Rice Pudding

Rich Pistachio and Dried Cranberry Rice Pudding


  • 3/4 cup short grain organic arborio rice
  • 3 cups organic un-sweetened almond milk
  • 1/3 cup organic evaporated cane sugar
  • Dash sea salt
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 slices (1 inch thick) lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Setton Farms Pistachio Kernels, roughly chopped


  1. To a 4-quart pot and add rice, almond milk, sugar and sea salt. Stir gently.
  2. Cover and cook about 5 minutes, or until at a simmer.
  3. Add vanilla bean, cinnamon sticks, and lemon peel to rice.
  4. Stir once more and then partially cover.
  5. Cook at a simmer over low heat until rice is tender and liquid is almost absorbed, stirring occasionally, about 18 minutes.
  6. Stir in dried cranberries and Setton Farms Pistachio kernels or the Pistachio Chewy Bites. Serve warm or chilled.

Thank you Spork Foods  for sharing this awesome recipe.


Nothing beats a home cooked meal… oh wait…. a home grown, home cooked meal! #win What do you enjoy growing and cooking up this time of year?  I hope you will take the time to comment on my post so we can connect.

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