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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 227.7
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,150.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 7.0 g

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Asparagus and pea Risotto

Submitted by: PPLUNICORN
Asparagus and pea Risotto

Introduction

This is a great Weight Watchers recipe. 5 points
You can make it Vegan by adding 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast instead of the pam. cheese. My kids love it!
This is a great Weight Watchers recipe. 5 points
You can make it Vegan by adding 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast instead of the pam. cheese. My kids love it!

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
    1 teaspoon salt
    3 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) reduced sodium vegetable stock
    1 tablespoon olive oil 2 leeks (white and pale green parts only), cleaned and chopped
    3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
    1/3 cup dry white wine
    1 cup frozen baby peas
    2 teaspoons grated orange zest
    1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    chopped fresh chives

Directions

1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add the asparagus and salt; cook for 3 minutes. Drain, then plunge into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain; set aside.

2. Meanwhile, bring the stock to a simmer in a large saucepan set over medium heat; reduce the heat and keep it at a gentle simmer.

3. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet set over medium heat. Add the leeks and garlic; cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add the rice and cook, stirring, until coated with the oil, about 1 minute. Stir in the wine and cook, stirring constantly, until it is absorbed. Add the stock, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring until it is absorbed before adding more, until the rice is tender but firm in the center, about 20 minutes in all. reduce the heat if the risotto bubbles too quickly. Stir in the asparagus, peas, and orange zest with the last addition of stock. Stir in the Parmesan and pepper; sprinkle with chives and serve at once.


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PPLUNICORN.






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