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Risotto With Pine Nuts And Spinach

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen spinach 10 Ounce (1 Packet)
  Onions 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Italian arborio rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hot chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Pine nuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), toasted
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Cook the spinach in boiling water unti it turns soft. Drain and squeeze out all extra water. Chop the spinach finely and keep aside.
2) In a saucepan, melt butter and oil and saute onions until they become soft. Add the rice and cook for 2 minutes.
3) Add in 1/2 cup of stock and adjust the heat so that the rice continues cooking in the stock. When the liquid is absorbed, add in another 1/2 cup of stock. Continue adding more stock until rice is thoroughly cooked in about 20 to 25 minutes.
4) Add in chopped spinach and pine nuts and remove the rice from the flame.
5) Add in the cheese and stir well.

SERVING
6) Serve the risotto hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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