Ground Beef Risotto

Rice is twice as nice in this recipe—it’s a side and main dish in one!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup uncooked Arborio or regular long-grain white rice
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup shredded carrot
1/2
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
3
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef, onion, garlic and pepper over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain if desired. Stir in rice; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 2 Stir in broth; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in carrot. Cook uncovered 5 to 7 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 4 Remove skillet from heat. Stir in cheese. Cover; let stand 3 minutes. Sprinkle with chives.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    1140mg
    1140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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