Everyday Vegetable Risotto

Everyday Vegetable Risotto

Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter lets the flavors of this simple risotto shine through.

15 min.prep time 40 min.total time
4 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

1/2 cup uncooked Arborio (short grain) rice
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 (14-ounce) can vegetable broth
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves**
1 cup frozen cut green beans***
2 medium (1/2 cup) Roma tomatoes, chopped
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

Directions

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add rice and green onions. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes or until onion is softened. Add vegetable broth and basil. Continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 15 minutes.

Stir in green beans. Cover; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed.

Stir in tomatoes and remaining butter; continue cooking 1 minute or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

 

*Substitute Land O Lakes® Salted Butter.

**Substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves.

***Substitute 4 ounces (1 cup) fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces.

Recipe Tip

Arborio rice is used because of its higher starch level that gives this recipe its creamy texture.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 210

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 430mg

Carbohydrates: 28g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #12473©2002Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I thought this would be something my family would enjoy..oh did they! I tried it with fresh fresh basil and today tried the dried; I think the fresh was better.
Even better with fresh green beans and basil leaves.

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
4 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Or
Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Submit
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval

Message:

Your friend thought you might be interested in Everyday Vegetable Risotto

Latest Blog

What is a Betty? Homespun Fruit Desserts from Crisps to Cobblers
August 26, 2014 by Cindy

If you have ever opened your Grandma’s recipe box, you may have wondered what a “Betty” is. Vintage fruit desserts, like Betties, are being updated today, though they still reflect the classic fruit dessert recipes of yesteryear. More ...

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.

FPO IMAGE

YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.

    Close

    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.


    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required
    Submit

    Thanks.

    Your question has been submitted.



    Close Window

    Email: