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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 291.8
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,515.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 12.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup arborio rice, 2 tbsp butter, 1/4 of medium onion, 1 clove garlic, 1/8 cup parmesean cheese, 3 1/2 cups chicken stock


heat 3.5 cups of vegetable or chicken stock and keep warm. In a large saucepan saute 1/8 cup of onion and one clove minced garlic in 1tbsp of butter over medium heat for about three minutes.
Add one cup of rice and salt and pepper to taste. Stir constantly for 1 or 2 minutes without browning. Using a ladle, pour hot stock one ladel at a time, stirring constantly. Wait until all liquid is absorbed before adding next ladle. Remove from hear, stir in 1/4 cup of parmesean grated chees and 1 tbsp butter

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MGREENIDGE.

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Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    Really enjoyed this - though did take the comment about sodium on board. And I added a Tbsp of Ricotta to the mix and adjusted the nutrition value. - 2/19/10

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    Very Good
    really good with added spinach and fresh herbs - 7/3/07

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    More than 50% of the suggested sodium for most people. Maybe use unsalted stock? - 3/19/07