Spring Vegetable Risotto With Shrimp Recipe

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Spring Vegetable Risotto With Shrimp
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  1. In a 2 quart saucepan, heat broth, water and wine to boiling on high. When boiling, add asparagus and cook 2 minutes. With slotted spoon, remove asparagus to small bowl; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in microwave safe 4 quart bowl or casserole, combine oil, onion, and carrot. Cook uncovered in Microwave on high for 3 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften. Add rice and stir to coat with oil; cook, uncovered on High 1 minute.
  3. Stir hot broth mixture into rice mixture. Cover bowl with vented plastic wrap, and cook in microwave on medium 15 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed and rice is tender but firm, stirring halfway through cooking.
  4. Add shrimp, frozen peas, and cooked asparagus; cover and cook in microwave on High 3-4 minutes longer or just until shrimp lose their pink color throughout. Do not overcook; mixture will look loose and soupy but will thicken to the proper creamy consistency after cooking.
  5. Stir in lemon juice, parsley and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 588.8 Kcal (2465 kJ)
Calories from fat 157.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.49g 27%
Cholesterol 43.84mg 15%
Sodium 1478.07mg 62%
Potassium 365.68mg 8%
Total Carbs 83.27g 28%
Sugars 3.2g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3.97g 16%
Protein 13.68g 27%
Vitamin C 21.1mg 35%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 58.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 126.73 Kcal (531 kJ)
Calories from fat 33.88 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.76g 27%
Cholesterol 9.44mg 15%
Sodium 318.12mg 62%
Potassium 78.7mg 8%
Total Carbs 17.92g 28%
Sugars 0.69g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.86g 16%
Protein 2.94g 27%
Vitamin C 4.5mg 35%
Iron 0.4mg 11%
Calcium 12.7mg 6%

* 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

  • 12.4
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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