Risotto with Artichoke Hearts and Tomatoes

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Jan. 24, 2012

Ingredients

Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1 Medium , chopped
Long grain white rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Condensed beef broth 31 1/2 Ounce , undiluted (3 cans, 10 1/2 ounce size)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Ground pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Frozen artichoke hearts 9 Ounce (1 package)
Tomatoes 3 Medium
Grated parmesan cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sliced pimiento stuffed olives 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat oven to 350F.

MAKING

2. In 4 1/2-quart Dutch oven, melt 3 tablespoons butter.

3. Add onion and saute for 5 minutes till golden brown in color and tender. Keep stirring.

4. Add rice and cook. Stir till rice turns golden brown in color.

5. Pour broth into a 1-quart measure and also add water to make 4 cups.

6. Stir broth into rice mixture and bring to boiling.

7. Cover Dutch oven and cook rice for 20 minutes, or until tender and all liquid is absorbed.

8. Add salt and pepper.

9. In a medium skillet, prepare vegetables as per instructions on the package labels.

10. Melt 2 tablespoons butter and saute artichokes, until golden.

11. Peel tomatoes. Remove its seeds. Chop the pulp very finely.

12. In medium skillet, heat 2 tablespoons butter, and cook tomato for 5 minutes.

13. Fluff up rice with fork. Slowly mix the tomatoes, artichokes and half of grated cheese.

FINALIZING

14. In warm serving dish pile rice. Sprinkle olives and rest of the cheese.

SERVING

16. Serve Risotto With Artichoke Hearts And Tomatoes immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 555Calories from Fat 98

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 3254 mg135.58%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g30%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet