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Microwave Risotto Recipe

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


Submitted by lynn0716

Makes 8 servings



This is so good and so easy. You can substitute 1 cup of white wine for 1 cup of chicken broth for extra flavor

Recipe Ingredients for Microwave Risotto

4 tbsp unsalted butter
1 small yellow onion, diced
6 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 cups Arborio rice
1 cup parmesan cheese
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Microwave Risotto

  1. Place the butter and onion in a large glass bowl.

  2. Microwave on high for 5 mins.

  3. Add the wine and broth and microwave for 4 mins.

  4. Stir in the rice and microwave on high for 30 mins.

  5. Stir in the parmesan, salt and pepper and let stand at room temp. until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 mins.

  6. If necessary, stir and microwave for 2 mins more.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 270.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
96
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.7g
16%
Saturated Fat
5.4g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
1146mg
48%
Potassium
235mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
39.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
12.0g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 16% Iron 7%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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