Red Rice Pudding with Almond Milk


If you can't find red rice for this easy rice pudding recipe, feel free to trade in brown rice. Either option cooks to a wonderful consistency in a mix of almond milk and dried fruit for this slow cooker breakfast.

Red Rice Pudding with Almond Milk
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
10 mins
Slow Cook Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 10 mins
6 cups


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 4 cup cooked red rice or brown rice

  • 2 ¾ cup vanilla-flavor unsweetened almond milk

  • cup turbinado (raw) sugar or packed brown sugar

  • 1 cup snipped dried apricots, cranberries, cherries, or apples; and/or raisins

  • 2 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice, or 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon plus 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • Vanilla-flavor unsweetened almond milk (optional)


  1. Lightly coat the inside of a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.

  2. In a large bowl combine cooked rice, 2 3/4 cups almond milk, and sugar. Stir in dried fruit, butter, chia seeds (if desired), apple pie spice, and orange peel. Transfer mixture to the prepared cooker.

  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours. Stir gently before serving. If desired, serve with additional almond milk.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

129 Calories
3g Fat
26g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 59mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 127mg 3%
Folate, total 0.7mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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