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Simple Risotto with Peas & Parmesan recipe

Simple Risotto with Peas & Parmesan.

For a delicious change from ordinary everydayrice, try this wonderfully simple risotto dish. With a touchof lemon and fresh peas, this side dish will have your familyasking for seconds.

Recipe: Simple Risotto withPeas & Parmesan

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 cup uncooked arborio rice
2 cups chicken broth or stock
1 cup NESTL ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2%Milk
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1/4 cup (about 1 ounce) finely shredded Parmesan cheese

  • Heat oil in medium, nonstick saucepanover medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally,for about 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in garlicand cook until aroma is released (do not brown). Stir in rice;cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.
  • Stir in broth and evaporated milk. Reduceheat to medium. Cook, stirring frequently, for 20 to 25 minutesor until rice is tender but firm to the bite (mixture will becreamy and more stirring will be needed as it becomes thicker).Remove from heat; stir in peas and lemon zest, if desired. Seasonwith salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately with Parmesancheese.

    Makes 9 servings (1/2 cup each).

    Estimated Times:
    Preparation Time: 10 mins
    Cooking Time: 30 mins

    Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories:140 Calories from Fat: 30 Total Fat: 3.5 g Saturated Fat: 1.5g Cholesterol: 10 mg Sodium: 290 mg Carbohydrates: 20 g DietaryFiber: 2 g Sugars: 3 g Protein: 5 g

    Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestl ® and, used with permission.

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