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  • Serves: 5 Cups

Practically Nonfat Bean and Green Risotto

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Category: Main Dish, Vegetarian, Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 2 cn Vegetable broth (14-1/2 oz.)
  • 1 c Dry white wine
  • 1 lg Onion; chopped
  • 1 lg Leek; chopped
  • --(white & pale green parts)
  • 1 c Medium-grain white rice
  • 2 lg Garlic cloves; chopped
  • 1 cn Red beans (15 to 16 oz can)
  • -OR- kidney beans
  • -- rinsed, drained
  • 1 lg Head radicchio; -OR...
  • 1/4 -Head curly endive
  • -- thinly sliced
  • 2 Arugula branches
  • -- thinly sliced, -OR...
  • 1 c -Sliced curly endive
  • Grated parmesan cheese, opt.


Bring broth and wine to boil in heavy large saucepan. Add onion, leek,,
rice and garlic and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer
uncovered until rice is tender and mixture is thick and creamy, stirring
occasionally, about 30 minutes.

Mix beans, radicchio and arugula into rice and cook until vegetables wilt,
about 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve, passing
Parmesan separately if desired.

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