nutritional information

Per 3/4-cup serving:

  • Calories: 299
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Total Fat: 21 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 27 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 78 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 20 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Sweet Walnut Soup

Sweet Walnut Soup

Serves 8

"Served hot or cold, this is one of the few Chinese desserts I clamored for as a child," says Recipe Tester Fiona Kennedy
  • 2 cups raw walnuts
  • 3 Tbs. Arborio or Carnaroli rice
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 15-oz. can light coconut milk
  • Fresh or dried persimmons or peaches, for garnish, optional

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread walnuts on baking sheet, and toast 15 minutes, or until fragrant. Cool.

2. Soak rice in 1 cup boiling water in bowl 2 hours. Drain. Purée rice, walnuts, and 4 cups water in blender until smooth. Transfer to saucepan, stir in sugar and salt, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes. Strain mixture through fine sieve into bowl. Discard solids. Stir in coconut milk. Garnish with persimmons, if using.

December 2011 p.47

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comments

About the sweet walnut dessert. Why discard the solids? Why waste food?

Michael Kaczkowski - 2013-03-02 17:16:54

I saw the nutrition information per serving, but I did not see how many servings the recipe makes.

Marcia - 2013-02-28 00:41:30

Definitely an acquired taste. My daughter and I liked it. My husband was not that crazy about it.

kk - 2013-02-18 17:03:47