Combine rice, milk, and sugar. Cook over medium heat in 3-quart saucepan until thick and creamy, about 20 to 25 minutes, stirring often. Add vanilla. Pour into serving dish. Heat honey, butter, lemon juice and peel, nutmeg, and Salt. Stir in drained Peaches; cook over low heat about 10 minutes. Spoon over rice pudding. Serve warm or cool. Garnish with Whipped cream, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.
*One and one-half cups sliced fresh peaches may be substituted.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana