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Country Breakfast Cereal

Whole grains have been a traditional breakfast food for centuries. Although most recipes use oats or wheat, this one gives brown rice its chance in the breakfast spotlight and includes a great variation for your leftovers from dinner the night before.

Yield: 6 servings


Nutrition Facts

Yield: 6 servings

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 168
Calories From Fat: 27
Total Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 5mg
Sodium: 119mg
Total Carbohydrates: 34g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Protein: 3g

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Combine rice, salt, butter, raisins and cinnamon with water 2- to 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir.

Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 40 to 50 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork.

Serve with milk or cream, honey or brown sugar, and fresh fruit or nuts, if desired.

Make Country Breakfast Cereal using leftover cooked brown rice. For 3 cups cooked rice, add butter or margarine, salt, raisins or cranberries and cinnamon above, and heat in a saucepan or in your microwave oven until heated through. Add optional ingredients, if desired.

*For moister rice, add an additional 1/2 cup water.

Recipe and photo used with permission from The Whole Grains Council -
Source: USA Rice Federation

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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