Brown Rice Risotto

Serves

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4

Cost/Serving

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0.51

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon oil (canola, olive, or vegetable)
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced, or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup instant brown rice
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese (grated, ground, or shredded)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and ground black pepper. Saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Add chicken broth, water, and brown rice to the skillet. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium low, cover, and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in frozen peas. Cover and cook for 5 minutes more.
  4. Stir in lemon juice, butter, and parmesan cheese. Cook, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes, stirring continuously until thickened.

Tips

Substitute a favorite frozen or canned vegetable for the frozen peas.

For a one pot meal, stir in fully cooked chicken, fish, ham or shrimp at step 3.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe
Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories 140


 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g
13%
Trans Fat 0g
 
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 200mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 19g
6%
Dietary Fiber 2g
8%
Total Sugars 2g
 
Added Sugars
NA*
Protein 4g
 

Vitamin D 0mcg
0%
Calcium 39mg
4%
Iron 1mg
6%
Potassium 143mg
4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently in the process of integrating the new FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information is not currently available for the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.