Basic Risotto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 268.7
  • Total Fat: 13.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 25.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,410.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 7.0 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    5 cups vegetable stock
    2 T butter, unsalted
    1 T extra-virgin olive oil
    1 small onion, chopped
    1 & 1/2 cups arborio rice
    1/2 cup dry white wine
    1/2 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
    salt and freshly ground black pepper


1) Place vegetable stock in a saucepan and simmer.
2) In a deep skillet, melt butter with olive oil over med-high heat. Add onion and saute, about 3 minutes.
3) Add arborio rice and saute, about 2 minutes more. Stir in wine and let it cook, about 2 minutes.
4) Add stock, a half cup at a time, until absorbed into rice over the next 22 minutes. Stirring almost continuously.
5) Stir in the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Makes 4 rounded 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RDASKALOS.

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