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Atole with Rice Quinoa and Cinnamon

Atole With Rice, Quinoa & Cinnamon

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 5 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 10 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients

Atole is a delicious warming milk drink that’s usually made in Mexico and other Latin American countries on the morning on the Day of the Three Kings or the Day of the Dead. This...


  • ⅔ cup white rice
  • ¼ cup quinoa
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 (3 inch) Mexican cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 (15 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • Ground cinnamon, to serve
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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, warm the rice, quinoa, water, and cinnamon sticks over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer 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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