Squash Blossom Risotto

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  • Summary

    A delicate summer meal, this risotto combines squash blossoms and sliced yellow baby squash with Arborio rice that has been simmered in chicken stock and white wine.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 cups homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock
    • 11 squash blossoms (about 2 ounces)
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3 shallots, coarsely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
    • Salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 1 1/2 cup Arborio rice
    • 1/4 cup dry white wine
    • 3/4 cup sliced yellow baby squash (about 4 ounces)
    • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 6 basil leaves, chopped, plus more for garnish

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 443 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 22.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.76%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 13 mg 4.44%
    • Sodium: 213 mg 8.89%
    • Calcium: 184 mg 18.39%
    • Potassium: 309 mg 8.82%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 67 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.66%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 71.6%
    • Vitamin C 23.23%
    • Vitamin D 0.35%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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