Rating: 4 stars
46 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 5 star values: 24

Sweet onions and salty cheese temper the bitterness of arugula, which cuts the starchy richness of the rice. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2008

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring broth and 1/2 cup water to a simmer in a medium saucepan (do not boil). Keep warm over low heat.

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  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion and sugar to pan; sauté 7 minutes or until onion is golden. Place onion mixture in a small bowl; set aside.

  • Removing casings from sausage. Add sausage to pan; sauté 4 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Add chopped shallots; sauté 2 minutes. Add Arborio rice; sauté 30 seconds. Stir in white wine; cook 45 seconds or until liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly. Stir in 1 cup hot broth; cook 2 minutes or until the 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 20 minutes total). Remove from heat; stir in reserved onion, arugula, and remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

390 calories; calories from fat 24%; fat 10.3g; saturated fat 3.6g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 21.1g; carbohydrates 53.1g; fiber 4.4g; cholesterol 54mg; iron 2.4mg; sodium 900mg; calcium 104mg.
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