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Horchata

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Horchata
En Español

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(75 votes)
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  • Makes: 5 Servings

A sweet and creamy beverage that pairs well with spicy food.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice, long-grain uncooked
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/2 cup milk, 1%
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup sugar

Directions

1. Pour the rice and water into the bowl of a blender; blend until the rice just begins to break up, about one minute. Let rice and water stand at room temperature for about three hours.
2. Strain the rice water into a pitcher and discard the rice. Stir the milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar into the rice water. Chill and stir before serving over ice.

Notes

Horchata is a traditional Mexican beverage made with rice and flavored with lime, cinnamon, or sugar.
 

Source:

North Dakota Food and Culture: A Taste of World Cuisine.
North Dakota State University Extension Service.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (322g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 259
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 22 mg
Carbohydrates 59 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 28 g
Added Sugars included 25 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 57 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 80 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 259
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 59 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 28 g
Added Sugars included 25 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 57 mg
Potassium 80 mg
Sodium 22 mg
Copper 106 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 19 mg
Phosphorus 70 mg
Selenium 9 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 14 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 105 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 7 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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