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Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins
This recipe is from Chef Francis Lopez the Chef instructor from the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park New York. This is his family recipe.
- In a large saucepan, combine the rice, water, raisins, nutmeg, cinnamon, sugar, and lemon juice. Stir to combine. Cover and bring to a simmer. Cook until the rice is tender, approximately 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, 5 to 10 minutes until the water is absorbed. Let cool. Fold in the ricotta cheese and vanilla extract.
- Mold in individual molds and turn out onto a serving plate, or place a 1/2 cup mound in the center of 8 dessert plates. Surround with fresh fruit. Makes 8 servings.
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