I’m someone who loves rice and risotto is a wonderful way to prepare rice. The creamy rice is delicious as a side dish with sauteed mushrooms, onions and garlic.

But it’s also wonderfully tasty when you use soy and coconut milk, add some fruit, cinnamon, and vanilla to make it for breakfast. This creamy and flavorful breakfast is simple and easy.

You can put it in the crock-pot overnight, or just make it up ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator. It’s sure to be a meal that everyone will love.

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Breakfast Risotto 1
CRANBERRY AND COCONUT BREAKFAST RISOTTO
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
A creamy and tasty breakfast cereal.
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 217 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups arborio rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Dash salt
  • Cinnamon to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine the rice, water, salt and vanilla in a medium size pot.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
  3. Add the milk and coconut milk. Stir and cook over medium heat until the rice begins to thicken.
  4. Add cranberries, honey, and cinnamon. Mix to combine.
  5. Add more salt or honey to taste.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 8 servings

Serving size is 1 cup

Each serving = 7 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
CRANBERRY AND COCONUT BREAKFAST RISOTTO
Amount Per Serving
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.2g 10%
Saturated Fat 5.2g 26%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Potassium 119mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 36.1g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 6.8g
Protein 3.9g 8%
Calcium 3%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

3 Comments

  1. is this made with canned coconut milk or carton coconut milk? there’s such a nutritional difference, i don’t want to use the wrong one and i happen to have both on hand!

    • Lisa Coffman Reply

      I used a carton, and I didn’t notice it at first, but you’re right – there’s a huge difference!

  2. This is awesome! I always only make risotto as a supper! But risotto breakfast here I come!

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