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This colorful main dish will make family meals seem a little more elegant. It comes together so quickly, it’s just right for a warming weeknight supper. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-3/4 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cup: 420 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 197mg cholesterol, 1196mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 32g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the rice, garlic, basil and pepper; cook 2 minutes longer. Stir in one can of broth. Cook and stir until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  2. Add the remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly. Allow the liquid to absorb between additions. Cook until risotto is creamy and rice is tender.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients; cook and stir until spinach is wilted and shrimp are heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp Risotto in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p9

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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Kimberly Hines User ID: 1929928 231837
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2015

"This was my first time making risotto and I'm not sure why it took so long to make, but I think it's because I used brown rice. Excellent and worth the wait. Will make again!"

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nicolev User ID: 4175100 109302
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2012

"I just made this with leftover rotisserie chicken and it was fabulous."

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cyounce User ID: 2118537 149248
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2012

"This was my first attempt at making a risotto & it came out great. The whole family enjoyed this meal."

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ekatiakarpova User ID: 6312133 190503
Reviewed Feb. 13, 2012

"I will give 3 starts because the recipe is not that easly understand!"

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nicolev User ID: 4175100 131593
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2012

"My family loves this meal. The only thing I change is I use skim milk and no tomatoes (cuz i usually don't have them on hand). It's tasty, easy to make and healthy."

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bellystar21 User ID: 3976729 212215
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2011

"I make this almost once a week. It's so easy and satisfying. I omit the tomato and put a little more corn and parm cheese. Delish!"

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foles1119 User ID: 3187799 131592
Reviewed May. 24, 2011

"We loved this dish!

For those wondering... "risotto" is rice that has been cooked in broth until you get a creamy consistency.
This recipe was EASY and DELICIOUS!"

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foles1119 User ID: 3187799 194038
Reviewed May. 24, 2011

"We loved this dish!

For those wondering... "risotto" is rice that has been cooked in broth until you get a creamy consistency.
This recipe was EASY and DELICIOUS!"

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Beverly69 User ID: 721841 177222
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"Where is the risotto mentioned in this recipe? Am I to assume that you can switch out the rice for the risotto? Or use 1/2 rice and 1/2 risotto? Can someone please help me?"

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good wife User ID: 4285701 149247
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2011

"Is it me or is there no quantity specified for the risotto? Should I know how much to use,or was it left out? I see that the dish has successfully been made so maybe I'm a little slow. I would covet an answer so that I can make the dish."

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