• 1-1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 large egg, beaten, or 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 orange, peeled, seeded, and diced


  1. Combine the milk, tapioca, egg, sugar, and salt in a small non-stick saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil.
  2. Remove from the heat. Add the orange juice slowly, stirring constantly. Return to the heat, stirring until the mixture boils again. Remove from the heat.
  3. Let cool 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix in the vanilla and diced orange. Chill well before serving, at least 2 hours.

Recipe Yield: Serves: 4 (1 Serving = 1/2 Cup)

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 117
Fat: 1 grams
Sodium: 98 milligrams
Cholesterol: 55 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 21 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

1-1/2 Other Carbohydrate

Book Title: The New Family Cookbook For People with Diabetes