Easy Seafood Risotto

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to crabmeat risotto that's ready in 30 minutes – perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1
cup uncooked medium or long-grain white rice
1
cup baby-cut carrots, cut lengthwise in half
1/2
cup water
1/2
teaspoon garlic pepper
2
cups prewashed fresh baby spinach leaves
1
package (8 ounces) refrigerated imitation crabmeat chunks
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in broth; heat to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes without stirring.
  • 2 Stir in carrots, water and garlic pepper. Cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes without stirring until rice is tender.
  • 3 Stir in spinach until wilted. Stir in crabmeat and cheese.

Expert Tips

Risotto, a tender and brothy Italian rice dish, requires careful attention and constant stirring. Relax! This shortcut recipe saves you about 20 minutes-and cooks fine all by itself without constant stirring. The result? Just as tasty and delicious as traditional risotto.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
65),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
1080mg
1080%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.