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Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter lets the flavors of this simple risotto shine through.
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.
Dietary Fiber: 2g
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.
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