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CREAMY RISOTTO WITH DRIED PLUMS

Serves  25

Ingredients

6 oz butter 4 each medium onion, coarsely chopped 6 cups Arborio rice or medium grain rice 5 qts hot chicken broth 1 qt fresh baby spinach, loosely packed 24 oz quartered pitted dried plums 6 oz grated Parmesan cheese 1 tsp white pepper 1 tsp ground nutmeg

Directions

In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until translucent. Add rice; cook and stir 1 minute or until rice is coated in butter. Increase heat to medium-high. Add chicken broth, 1 cup at a time, letting each addition absorb before adding the next cup, stirring constantly. Cook and stir about 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and creamy. Remove from heat. Stir in spinach, dried plums, Parmesan, pepper and nutmeg. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes to heat through. *Canned dried plums may be substituted for pitted dried plums. Drain liquid and pat dry with a paper towel.

Labeling


Nutrition Facts

Calories
371
Cholesterol
21mg
% of Calories from Fat
23%
Total Fat
9g
Carbohydrate
62g
Protein
10g
Fiber
4g

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