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Pesto Garlic Risotto With Chicken & Broccoli

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A simple one-pot gourmet dinner that is easy, fast and doesn't require constant stirring! Learn the trick to making perfect risotto in your first attempt!
Ingredients
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs), raw, cut into bite size pieces
  Pesto garlic spice blend 2 Tablespoon
  Broccoli 50 Gram, bite size pieces (a handful)
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon (as required)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a pot, add rice, butter and water in it. Cover it with a lid. Place it over heat, and allow the rice to cook for 5 minutes.
2. Add chicken pieces in it. Pour in some water, if required and bring it to boil.
3. Reduce the heat, and add spice blend mix. Put the lid on and allow it to cook.
4. Put broccoli pieces in the pan just 5 minutes before the rice is cooked. Allow it to sit on top for a while. Then, stir it in.
5. Stir in a cup of cream. Sprinkle sea salt and parmesan cheese over it. Mix it well.

SERVING
6. Transfer it on a serving plate, and serve risotto hot.

TIPS
Instead of chicken you can use any kind of meat, depending on your choice.
You can use any type of rice for the risotto. But the cooking time depends on the rice you are using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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