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Oven Baked Risotto

Want to avoid all that time consuming stirring when you make a risotto? Well this recipe can help. Arborio rice should be used for risotto as it’s the perfect, creamy texture for the dish. You can also liven it up by adding tomatoes, mozzarella or chicken.

Oven Baked Risotto
 
Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2½ cups low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 400 F°
  2. In 13x9x2-inch baking dish, mix together butter, broth, rice, onion and season to taste. Bake, covered, 35 minutes. Remove from oven and fluff rice with fork.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ c. Fat: 2g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 16g Sodium: 56mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 6mg
 

Nutrition Nugget: Arborio rice is often used to make risotto as it undergoes less milling, keeping more of its starch content and making sure that it stays high in fiber.

Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook.

Holly Clegg (19 Articles)

Holly Clegg has used the motto ”Real food, real easy… for real people” to guide her through the creation of her trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, which has sold over one million books. For over 20 years, Holly has championed satisfying, everyday recipes that are easy-to-prepare, healthy and family favorites. Her busy lifestyle, yet her desire to feed her own family health-conscious, homemade meals has continuously served as her inspiration through the years.

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