1 1/2 c. Water
1 c. Rice (arborio or instant brown rice)
1 8 oz can pineapple tidbits (juice saved!)
1 (12 oz) can undiluted evaporated milk
1/2 c. Raisins
1/2 c. Shredded Coconut
1/2 c. Coarsely chopped Walnuts (or sliced almonds if you prefer)
1 medium Ripe Banana,
Put water and pineapple juice in a 2 qt saucepan, add rice- cook over high heat to boiling, reduce heat to simmer.
Continue to simmer uncovered, stirring often until most of the liquid is absorbed. (Approx 7 minutes). Add milk and increase the heat, bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium. Continue cooking until most of the milk is absorbed, stirring often (about 10 minutes).
Stir in pineapple, coconut, raisins, bananas and nuts. Serve immediately
Serves 6 easily