Old-Fashioned Tapioca With Lemon Sauce

“One of my all-time favorites, this is one is easy on the diet. You can top this homey dessert with green grapes and orange slices for a pretty presentation. You can also use the lemon sauce over angel food cake or your favorite frozen yogurt.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk milk, sugar, tapioca, and lemon peel in heavy medium saucepan to blend. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Cover and chill until cold, at least 4 hours. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Keep refrigerated.
  2. To make sauce, whisk sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan to blend. Add 3/4 cup water. Whisk over medium-high heat until mixture thickens and boils, about 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, lemon slices and grated peel. Cool. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Bring to room temperature before serving.).
  3. To serve, spoon pudding into small bowls. Spoon Lemon Sauce over and serve.

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