Effortless Thanksgiving risotto

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

2 main-course or 4 side servings

* PLUS Microwaving Time: 33 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup rice , preferably arborio
  • 1 cup cooked mashed sweet potatoes
  • 284-mL can low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 soup cans of water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup 3.25% milk , or half and half cream (optional)
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 green onions , thinly sliced

Instructions

  • In a 12 cup (3 L) bowl, microwave butter on high until melted, about 30 seconds. Stir in rice until coated with butter. Microwave, covered, for 2 minutes. Mix in potato, broth, water and seasonings. Cover and microwave on high for 20 minutes. Stir, then microwave on high 5 minutes. Stir in wine and microwave on high 5 more minutes or until rice is tender. For a creamy texture, stir in milk. Stir in Parmesan and onions.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 317,
  • Protein
  • 10.6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50.5 g,
  • Fat
  • 7.2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 995 mg.