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Veggie Risotto Recipe

Veggie Risotto Recipe

Short grain rice is preferred when making this classic Italian dish. Arborio rice is the most widely available short grain rice to use.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked arborio rice
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups chopped yellow summer squash
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen cooked winter squash, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, saute onion and garlic in butter for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add the rice; cook and stir for 1 minute or until rice is glossy and coated with butter. Stir in wine; cook for 2 minutes or until wine is absorbed.
  • 2. Stir in the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender. Let stand, uncovered, for 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 238 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 594 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.