Cheesy Vegetable Risotto

Veggies and rice blend beautifully in this cheesy, flavorful side dish.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
cup uncooked Arborio rice
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups), warmed
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli, carrots, cauliflower & cheese sauce
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground pepper
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat until butter is melted. Add onion and garlic; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
  • 2 Stir in rice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until edges of kernels are translucent. Stir in 1/2 cup of the broth. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until broth is absorbed.
  • 3 Reduce heat to medium. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the broth; cook uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until broth is absorbed. Stir in another 1 cup of the broth; cook uncovered about 5 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until broth is absorbed.
  • 4 Stir in remaining 1 cup broth. Cook about 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until rice is tender and mixture is creamy.
  • 5 Meanwhile, cook frozen vegetables as directed on bag. Stir vegetables, Parmesan cheese, parsley and pepper into rice mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    840mg
    840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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