Quick Chicken Risotto

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to this chicken risotto dinner – a tasty Italian rice dish.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
1
cup uncooked regular long grain rice
1/2
pound asparagus, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
4
ounces sliced Canadian-style bacon, cut up
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in skillet 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until light brown.
  • 2 Stir in broth; heat to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer without stirring 10 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in asparagus, Canadian bacon and basil. Cover and simmer without stirring 8 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender and chicken is no longer pink in center; remove from heat. Stir in cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    55),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    43g
    43%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    16%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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