Atole with Rice Quinoa and Cinnamon
Atole with Rice Quinoa and Cinnamon
Servings: 10
Prep time: 35
Total time: 40 minutes

Atole is a delicious warming milk drink that’s usually made in Mexico and other Latin countries on the morning on the Day of the Three Kings. This version is made with the super grain quinoa for extra protein. Enjoy!

Preparation

  1. In a large pot put the rice, quinoa, water and cinnamon sticks over medium high heat. Bring to a boil and low heat, simmer rice for 15 minutes.
  2. Add sugar and whole milk and continue to cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from the heat and add the evaporated milk, stir and serve with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

Ingredients:

2/3 cup white rice

¼ cup quinoa

4 cups water

2 (3-inches) Mexican cinnamon sticks

1 cup granulated sugar

4 cups whole milk

1 (15 oz.) can evaporated milk

Ground cinnamon, to serve


Nutritional Information

Calories

258 cals

Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

2 g

Carbohydrates

42 g

Sugar

29 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

8 g

Sodium

91 mg

*per serving

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