Atole with Rice Quinoa and Cinnamon

Atole with Rice Quinoa and Cinnamon

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 5 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 10 servings

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...


    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

Nutrition Facts


260 cals


7 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

2 g


43 g


29 g


1 g


8 g


92 mg


  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.

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