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Tapioca Pudding Recipe

Tapioca Pudding Recipe
 Photo courtesy of Kraftrecipes.com

 Heart Healthy Recipe Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups (470 ml) Skim Milk
  • 3 teaspoons Tapioca (instant)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Egg Whites or Egg substitute Equivalent
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract



  • Stir together the milk, tapioca and sugar in an 8-cup (2 l) glass measure.  
  • Cover tightly with microwave plastic wrap.
  • Cook at 100% for  5 minutes in an 650-700 watt oven or 8 minutes in 400-500 watt oven.
  • Prick plastic to release steam.
  • Remove from oven and uncover.
  • Stir well and cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes in 650-700 watt oven or 6 minutes in 400-500 watt oven. 
  • Remove from oven and stir well.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together the egg whites (or substitutes) and vanilla extract.
  • Stirring constantly, pour 1/2 cup of the tapioca mixture into the egg whites or substitutes to warm them.
  • Stir mixture back into the tapioca.
  • Cook, uncovered, for 1 minute in 650-700 watt oven or 1.5 minutes in 400-500 watt oven.
  • Remove from oven and stir well.
  • Cover the surface with a piece of microwave plastic wrap to prevent a skin from forming.
  • Serve warm or chilled.

Low-Fat Dessert Serves 4