Easy Chicken and Roasted Garlic Risotto

Risotto--a tasty Italian experience in just 25 minutes or less.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon minced garlic (from a jar)
1
cup uncooked Arborio rice or regular short-grain white rice
1
pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy roasted garlic with chicken stock cooking sauce
2
cups cooked cubed chicken
1
box (9 oz) frozen baby sweet peas, thawed

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic; cook about 1 minute or until tender. Add rice; cook 2 minutes; stir.
  • 2 Add 1 1/2 cups water; heat to boiling. Boil 2 minutes. Stir in cooking sauce; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add chicken and peas.
  • 3 Cover; cook 15 minutes, stirring twice. Remove from heat; let stand about 5 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 1 Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic; cook about 1 minute or until tender. Add rice; cook 2 minutes; stir.
  • 2 Add 1 1/2 cups water; heat to boiling. Boil 2 minutes. Stir in cooking sauce; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add chicken and peas.
  • 3 Cover; cook 15 minutes, stirring twice. Remove from heat; let stand about 5 minutes or until rice is tender.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Substitute sliced cooked mushrooms for the peas.

Serve with Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.