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Tomato-Basil Risotto

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
  • Hands-on:5 Minutes
  • Total:33 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 cup uncooked Arborio rice
  • 1 cup chopped drained San Marzano tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup grated fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Bring broth to a simmer in a 3-quart saucepan (do not boil). Keep warm over low heat.

2. Heat a deep 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Melt 1 tablespoon butter with olive oil in pan; cook until butter melts. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add rice; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in wine; cook 30 seconds or until liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly. Stir in 1 cup broth; cook 5 minutes or until liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly. Add remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly until each portion of broth is absorbed before adding the next (about 14 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in remaining 1 tablespoon butter, cheese, and remaining ingredients. Cover and let stand 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 364
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 16.1g
  • Saturated fat: 6.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 10.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 45.4g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 23mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 683mg
  • Calcium: 170mg
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