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I've finally been introduced to risotto, and am obsessed with it ... and I had some smoked salmon that needed to be used up. I found this recipe at http://culinariaitalia.wordpress.com (it's important to give credit where credit is due!). Boy, did this hit the spot .... this was so simple, and so very, very delicious.
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- 6 cups vegetable stock or 6 cups chicken broth
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 small onion (or use any combination of leeks, shallots, and onions that pleases you)
- 1 1/2 cups arborio rice
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon dill weed (I used dried dill, and probably more than a teaspoon)
- 8 ounces smoked salmon
- 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated & of highest possible quality
- 1Dice the onion(s) into small dice. Saute in 1 butter until golden.
- 2Add rice and stir thoroughly to coat; cook over medium-high heat for about two minutes.
- 3Add the wine, salt and dill to the rice/onion mixture.
- 4Heat vegetable stock in a separate pot. Using a large soup ladle, add one ladleful to the rice at a time, stirring constantly in between additions. (This is somewhere between half a cup and a cup of stock.) Wait until the liquid is absorbed before adding the next ladleful. The whole process of adding liquid should take anywhere from 20-30 minutes.
- 5Take half of the smoked salmon and chop it fine. Add to remaining butter and cream thoroughly. Take the other half of the smoked salmon and coarsely chop it.
- 6About two minutes before the rice has finished cooking, add the butter/salmon mixture and the coarsely chopped salmon. Stir for another two minutes, until thoroughly incorporated and creamy. Add the parmesan and stir for another minute or two.
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Nutritional Facts for Smoked Salmon Risotto
Serving Size: 1 (146 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 369.8
- Calories from Fat 112
- Total Fat 12.5 g
- Saturated Fat 6.9 g
- Cholesterol 39.1 mg
- Sodium 999.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 41.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
- Sugars 0.8 g
- Protein 17.1 g
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