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Creamy Seafood Risotto

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 6
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Try this shrimp recipe from Betty Crocker.
by Qué Rica Vida Cocina
Updated Mar 22, 2010
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  • 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

  • tip 1
    "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
  • tip 2
    High in iron and folic acid

Nutrition Information

430 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 17g Protein, 59g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Total Carbohydrate
Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
4 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Try this shrimp recipe from Betty Crocker.
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