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    Basic Risotto

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    Meg Sweetland's Note:

    Plain ol' risotto. You can jazz it up any way you like.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring broth to boil in saucepan.
    2. 2
      Melt butter in a different saucepan.
    3. 3
      Add onion and garlic to butter, saute until tender.
    4. 4
      Add rice. Saute 2-3 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add white wine. Stir until absorbed.
    6. 6
      Add hot broth 1/4 cup at a time. Stir occasionally until broth is absorbed.
    7. 7
      Continue adding broth in small amounts until all broth is absorbed. This should take 20-25 minutes.
    8. 8
      Try some of the rice. It should be tender but firm.
    9. 9
      When the rice is done, add cheese. Stir until melted and combined.
    10. 10
      Serve immediately.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 10, 2011

      45

      Very good, well written recipe. This is in Rachael Ray's 2nd 30 Minute Meals book. The only thing I did different was to increase the amount of broth. I think I used closer to 6 cups. And a little chopped parsley for garnish.

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    Nutritional Facts for Basic Risotto

    Serving Size: 1 (310 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 493.5
     
    Calories from Fat 85
    17%
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 5.4 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 22.5 mg
    7%
    Sodium 647.8 mg
    26%
    Total Carbohydrate 83.4 g
    27%
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    12%
    Sugars 1.8 g
    7%
    Protein 13.1 g
    26%

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