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Asparagus Risotto Recipe

Looking for an easy Asparagus Risotto recipe? Learn how to make Asparagus Risotto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by markgugs

Makes 6 servings



nce you've made this risotto recipe it will become a permanent addition to your repertoire. Two tricks will make this dish outstanding: stir constantly to get a creamy, buttery consistency and serve immediately!

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus Risotto

6 cup (8 fl oz) Water
16 oz Asparagus
1 cup Nature's Promise Naturals Beef Flavored Broth
3 tbsp ICBINB! Light (Soft)
2 serving (Fairway) Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Catalan Arbequina
2 tbsp chopped Onions
8 serving Gourmet Rice Rice
4 serving (Stop

Recipe Directions for Asparagus Risotto

  1. Braise asparagus (trimmed) in large pan filled with about 2 inches of water (asparagus should fit in one layer across bottom of pan), covered, about 5 minutes.

  2. Remove asparagus (reserve water) and rinse with cool water to prevent further cooking.

  3. Cut asparagus into 1-inch pieces and set spear tips aside to add to dish once it is cooked.

  4. Pour cooking water into large pot and add enough beef broth to make 7 cups of liquid. Keep water simmering over low heat, as you'll be adding this to the rice throughout its cooking.

  5. In large heavy pot, add 1 tablespoon butter, olive oil and minced onion.

  6. Cook onion until nearly translucent over medium-high heat.

  7. Add asparagus stalks (not the spear tips) and stir well. Add rice, stirring quickly. Add 1/2 cups simmering broth and cook, stirring constantly, until water is absorbed. Repeat process till rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

  8. Final consistency should be creamy and the rice tender but slightly firm at the center. Turn off heat and stir in asparagus spear tips, pepper, 2 tablespoons butter and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. Adjust seasonings if necessary. Serve immediately.

Categories

Rice, Side Dish, Italian, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 498.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
309
Calories from Fat
73
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.1g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
177mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
51.6g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
8.9g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 6% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
88% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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