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Risotto (Italian Arborio Rice)

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Category: Rice, Vegetarian, Vegetables, Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • 2 ts Virgin olive oil;
  • 1 sm Onion; chopped
  • 1 c Italian Arborio rice;
  • 2 c Vegetables stock
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Pepper to taste;
  • 2 tb Parmesan OR;
  • 2 tb Romano cheese


In a medium-size non-stick saucepan, heat oil and saute onion until
tender. Add rice and cook, until, stirring, 2 or 3 minutes. Add
stock and salt. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 20 minutes.
Remove from heat. Turn rice into a warm dish and season with pepper.
Garnish with cheese.

NOTE: This is a basic risotto rice . Many ingredients may be added,
such as green onion, peas, sliced mushrooms, clams, shrimp, lean
hamburger or chicken.

Food Exchanges per serving: 2 STRACH/BREAD EXCHANGES + (if meat, fish
or a vegetable is added, be sure to include these exchanges).
CAL: 136; CHO: 1mg; CAR: 26g; PRO: 3g; SOD: 107mg; FAT: 2g;

Brought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion her Meal-Master.

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