Baked Vegetable Risotto

Creamy rice pairs well with crisp-tender beans and peppers. It's a terrific side dish that goes great with many meals.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons finely chopped onion
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
package (8 oz) crimini mushrooms, quartered
2
teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1
cup uncooked Arborio rice
1
can (14 oz) chicken or vegetable broth
1/2
cup white wine or water
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ frozen cut green beans, thawed and drained
1/2
cup roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), cut into strips
1
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 2 1/2-quart casserole with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, mushrooms and rosemary. Cook 3 to 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mushrooms start to soften.
  • 2 Add rice. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add broth and wine; heat to boiling. Remove from heat; pour into casserole.
  • 3 Cover casserole. Bake 15 minutes. Stir in green beans, roasted peppers and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Cover; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

Expert Tips

If your family prefers, you could add a cup of chopped cooked ham or chicken to this meatless dish. Add it when you add the rice to the skillet.

Crimini mushrooms add a meaty flavor to a meatless main dish. Quartered button mushrooms can be substituted if you prefer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
40%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.