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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 40.1
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 333.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g

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Easy Natillas (New Mexican Custard)

Submitted by: BLUEBURD

Introduction

My ancestors settled in New Mexico from Spain over 600 years ago. We are trying to live healthier so our family can last another 600 yearsI This is one of our favorites when we need a quick dessert or snack. My ancestors settled in New Mexico from Spain over 600 years ago. We are trying to live healthier so our family can last another 600 yearsI This is one of our favorites when we need a quick dessert or snack.
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 Package of Jell-O Fat Free, Sugar Free Pudding Mix, Vanilla
    Ground Cinnamon
    Ground Nutmeg
    (Optional: Anise)

Directions

Mix pudding according to package, but prior to refridgerating, add one pinch each of cinnamon and nutmeg.
Stir spices into mix thoroughly.
Continue to add nutmeg and cinnamon, one pinch each at a time, to taste.
(*Some recipes use Anise, although this will add a distinctly different flavor to the pudding - use sparingly!)
Refridgerate to set. Serve Cold.
Enjoy!



Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BLUEBURD13.






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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Natillas is a from scratch soft fluffy custard and not Jello Pudding. It's made with whole milk, egg yolks, egg whites, sugar and vanilla. Make a stove top custard with egg yolks, sugar, milk and vanilla then fold in beaten egg whites. Top with cinnamon Google "New Mexico Natillas" 4 comp. recipe. - 6/3/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I agree....this recipe does not do justice to the original Natillas and is nothing more than boxed pudding topped w/spices. Real Natillass is all natural and delicious! Note that the Spanish did not enter New Mexico until August of 1598 (414 yrs). Columbus did not leave Europe until 1492. - 12/11/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is NOT natillas. My family has been in New Mexuco for hundreds of years, and natillas is a family tradition. This is simply boxed pudding--period. Natillas is a custard, always topped with stiffly beaten egg whites. - 7/16/11

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