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Prosciutto and Green Pea Risotto

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Category: Main Dish, Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c Prosciutto or ham, julienned
  • 1 c Uncooked medium grain rice
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 2 c Hot chicken broth
  • 3 c Hot water
  • 1 c Frozen green peas; thawed
  • 1/2 c Heavy cream
  • 1/2 c Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh basil leaves
  • -OR-
  • 1 ts -Dried basil
  • 1/4 ts Ground white pepper


Cook green onions in butter 2 or 3 minutes or until soft in large skillet
over medium heat. Add prosciutto; cook 1 to 2 minutes more. Add rice and
cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until rice is lightly browned. Add wine; stir
until absorbed. Increase heat to medium high; stir in 1 cup broth.
Continue stirring and adding remaining broth and water, 1 cup at a time,
allowing each cup to be absorbed before adding another, until rice is
tender and mixture has a creamy consistency. It will take approximately
25 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in peas, cream, cheese, basil
and pepper. Stir until mixture is creamy. Serve immediately.

Each serving provides:
* 348 calories
* 11.9 g. protein
* 18.7 g. fat
* 26.7 g. carbohydrate
* 1.4 g. dietary fiber
* 58 mg. cholesterol
* 876 mg. sodium

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