Corn Risotto with Sausage Recipe

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Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



You can cool this down using sweet sausage. For a good winter meal, I use frozen corn, thawed. Adapted from Cooking Light.

Recipe Ingredients for Corn Risotto with Sausage

3 bell peppers
5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
12 oz (hot) turkey sausage
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
2 cups corn (fresh, if possible)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/4 cups Arborio rice
1 oz (1/4 cup) Parmesan, grated
2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup cilantro, minced

Recipe Directions for Corn Risotto with Sausage

  1. Roast peppers. Peel and cut into strips.

  2. Bring broth to a simmer,

  3. Cook turkey sausage over medium heat for 8 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Set sausage aside.

  4. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add corn and minced garlic and saute for about 8 minutes. Stir in the rice and cook for 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 cup chicken broth and cook until liquid is almost absorbed. Continue ala risotto, about 20 minutes.

  5. Stir in the roasted bell pepper, turkey sausage, Parmesan, chili powder, salt, cumin, and black pepper. Garnish with minced cliantro or parsley.

Categories

Chicken, Rice, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 621.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
663
Calories from Fat
262
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.1g
45%
Saturated Fat
9.4g
47%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
78mg
26%
Sodium
1013mg
42%
Potassium
740mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
70.2g
23%
Dietary Fiber
6.1g
24%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
29.4g
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 202%
Calcium 11% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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