Biba's Asparagus, Artichoke, and Pea Risotto
Biba's Asparagus, Artichoke, and Pea Risotto
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    The arrival of spring heralds the appearance of some of the best-tasting vegetables. This risotto recipe, created by chef Biba Caggiano, of the Biba restaurant in Sacramento, California, and featured on Martha Stewart Living Television, calls for a flavorful selection of fresh asparagus, peas, and artichokes.

    Ingredients

    • Coarse salt
    • 1/4 pound asparagus tips (from about 1 pound asparagus)
    • 1/2 cup fresh shelled green peas or 1 cup frozen small peas, thawed
    • 6 cups Homemade Chicken Stock
    • 1/2 pound baby artichokes, cleaned, cooked, and cut into wedges
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1/2 cup minced yellow onion
    • 2 cups imported Italian arborio rice
    • 1 cup dry white wine
    • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, plus more for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 468 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.74%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 32.58%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 32 mg 10.67%
    • Sodium: 377 mg 15.71%
    • Calcium: 70 mg 6.99%
    • Potassium: 464 mg 13.25%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.64%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 68 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.37%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 4 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.54%
    • Vitamin C 18.95%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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