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Risotto Primavera With Chicken Broth

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Ingredients
  Thinly sliced leeks/Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped sweet red pepper/Chopped sweet green pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Short grain rice/Medium / long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Thinly sliced celery 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shredded carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Tomato 1 Small, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  Quartered mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh)
  Snipped fresh basil/Snipped fresh rosemary / thyme / 3/4 teaspoon dried basil, rosemary / thyme, crushed 1 Tablespoon
Directions

In 3-quart saucepan cook leeks or onion and red or green pepper in butter or margarine till tender but not brown.
Stir in chicken broth, rice, fresh or frozen peas, celery, carrot, salt, and pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Stir in tomato, mushrooms, and fresh or dried herb.
Cover and let stand for 5 to 8 minutes or just till rice is tender.
Garnish with red pepper strips and fennel tops, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Rice

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 930 Calories from Fat 230

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.4%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g78.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 3634.7 mg151.4%

Total Carbohydrates 151 g50.4%

Dietary Fiber 13 g52.1%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 21 g42.4%

Vitamin A 225.2% Vitamin C 167.8%

Calcium 12.6% Iron 53.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Risotto Primavera With Chicken Broth Recipe