Chicken Risotto with Spring Vegetables Recipe

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Chicken Risotto with Spring Vegetables
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  1. Bring chicken broth and 4 cups water to a simmer in a large saucepan over low heat. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Cut into 2-inch pieces.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with herbes de Provence and 3/4 tsp. salt.
  3. Melt 2 Tbsp. butter with 1 Tbsp. olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat; add chicken, and sauté 5 to 6 minutes or until done. Remove chicken; cover and keep warm.
  4. Melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter in Dutch oven; add zucchini, onion, and asparagus, and sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Remove vegetables; cover and keep warm.
  5. Sauté rice in remaining 1 Tbsp. hot oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium. Add wine and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt, and cook, stirring often, until liquid is absorbed. Add 1 cup hot broth mixture; cook, stirring often, until liquid is absorbed. Repeat procedure with remaining broth mixture, 1 cup at a time. (Total cooking time is about 30 minutes.)
  6. Stir in grated cheeses, chicken, and vegetables until creamy. Stir in parsley and pepper. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 4176.19 Kcal (17485 kJ)
Calories from fat 1335.7 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 148.41g 228%
Cholesterol 451.8mg 151%
Sodium 9115.7mg 380%
Potassium 1914.91mg 41%
Total Carbs 442.43g 147%
Sugars 13.77g 55%
Dietary Fiber 13.61g 54%
Protein 164.27g 329%
Vitamin C 114.5mg 191%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 6.8mg 38%
Calcium 1671.7mg 167%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 153.08 Kcal (641 kJ)
Calories from fat 48.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.44g 228%
Cholesterol 16.56mg 151%
Sodium 334.14mg 380%
Potassium 70.19mg 41%
Total Carbs 16.22g 147%
Sugars 0.5g 55%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 54%
Protein 6.02g 329%
Vitamin C 4.2mg 191%
Iron 0.2mg 38%
Calcium 61.3mg 167%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 95.1
  • 100

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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