Creamy Tapioca Pudding

Categorized as: Desserts
Makes 4 servings.


2 cups skim milk
3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1 large egg
⅛ teaspoon salt
3½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 12 packets Equal® sweetener or ½ cup Equal® Spoonful™
1 to 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Ground cinnamon and nutmeg


1. Combine milk, tapioca, egg and salt in medium saucepan. Let stand 5 minutes. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until boiling. Remove from heat; stir in Equal® and vanilla.
2. Spoon mixture into serving dishes; sprinkle lightly with cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve warm, or refrigerate and serve chilled.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

101 calories
6 g protein
16 g carbohydrate
1 g fat, 55 mg cholesterol
146 mg sodium

Food Exchanges: 1 Bread, ½ Milk

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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