• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Simple risotto made with arborio rice, onion, meyer lemon zest and juice, white wine, oregano, topped with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan.

    Ingredients

    • Kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 quarts (6 cups) water
    • 3 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp butter
    • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion (about 1/2 a med onion)
    • 2 cups arborio rice or other risotto rice
    • 1 cup white wine
    • 1 or 2 Meyer lemons, enough for 1 Tbsp of zest, and 3 Tbsp of juice (if using regular lemons instead of Meyer, you'll need less juice, start with 1 Tbsp and add more to taste)
    • 1 Tbsp of chopped, fresh oregano leaves (can also use mint)
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/4 cup lightly toasted pine nuts (optional)
    • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 543 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 30.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 21.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 12 mg 3.98%
    • Sodium: 128 mg 5.34%
    • Calcium: 67 mg 6.71%
    • Potassium: 101 mg 2.88%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.68%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 78 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.19%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 6 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 2.78%
    • Vitamin C 3.7%
    • Vitamin D 0.26%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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