Creamy Seafood Risotto

Looking for a seafood dinner? Then check out this creamy shrimp risotto that’s ready in just 30 minutes - perfect for Italian cuisine.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
8
ounces uncooked medium shrimp (thawed if frozen), peeled and deveined
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) whole tomatoes, undrained
1/4
cup whole milk
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
2
cups uncooked Arborio rice
1
cup dry white wine, water or chicken broth
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), if desired
4
cups chicken broth
2
tablespoons chopped fresh arugula or spinach
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook shrimp in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink and firm. Place shrimp, tomatoes, and milk in food processor or blender. Cover and process about 1 minute or until smooth. (If you are up to chewing the shrimp, leave them whole and blend just the tomatoes and milk together in food processor.)
  • 2 Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in rice. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until edges of rice kernels are translucent.
  • 3 Stir in wine, salt and red pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth. Cook over low heat 12 to 14 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed.
  • 4 Stir in shrimp and tomato mixture and arugula. Cook 3 minutes. Stir in cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

"Try this soft, easy-on-your-mouth risotto. It's an Italian staple and is a great source of many nutrients, like iron, folic acid and potassium." ùDr. Ghosh

High in iron and folic acid

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
135),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1090mg
1090%;
Total Carbohydrate
59g
59%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.