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Vegetable Risotto

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  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Small red potatoes 1 Pound, cut into 1/4 inch thick slices
  Green onions 3 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Carrots 4 Medium, diced
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bouillon cubes/Envelope 2 (Chicken Flavored)
  Regular long grain rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Canned red kidney beans 19 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Of 4 Ounce Package)

1. In 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, in hot butter or margarine, cook potato slices, green onions, and carrots, stirring often, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
2. Add water, salt, pepper, and chicken bouillon; over high heat, heat to boiling. Add rice; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice and vegetables are tender and all liquid is absorbed.
3. Into rice mixture in skillet, stir kidney beans, frozen peas, Parmesan, and mozzarella; cook, stirring gently, until beans and peas are heated through and cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

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Rice, Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2795 Calories from Fat 682

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g119.3%

Saturated Fat 44.8 g224.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 205.9 mg68.6%

Sodium 5300.5 mg220.9%

Total Carbohydrates 441 g147.1%

Dietary Fiber 53.2 g212.8%

Sugars 33.4 g

Protein 94 g188.4%

Vitamin A 939.2% Vitamin C 245.1%

Calcium 105.5% Iron 90.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Vegetable Risotto Recipe