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Lemon Shrimp Risotto With Salad Fresca

Total Time - 35 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare risotto through step 2 - 20 minutes
  • Prepare salad and complete risotto; serve - 15 minutes

Lemon Shrimp Risotto With Salad Fresca

Lemon Shrimp Risotto

1 tablespoon butter
3 fresh garlic cloves
1 cup frozen seasoning blend (diced onions, bell peppers, celery)
3 tablespoons diced pimientos (drained)
1 cup risotto rice
2 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
1 lb cooked shrimp (tails off; thawed, if needed)
1 lemon (for juice, rinsed)


1. Preheat large saucepan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place butter in pan; swirl to coat. Crush garlic cloves, using garlic press, into pan. Use knife to remove garlic from bottom of press. Stir in seasoning blend and pimientos. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until onions begin to soften.
2. Stir in risotto; cook 2 minutes, stirring often. Stir in broth and saffron. Cover and bring to boil; boil 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until tender. Meanwhile, pat shrimp dry.
4. Stir shrimp into risotto. Squeeze juice of one-half lemon into risotto; cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Stir and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 240kcal; FAT 4g; CHOL 230mg;
SODIUM 630mg; CARB 22g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 28g;
VIT A 10%; VIT C 30%; CALC 6%; IRON 25%

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Salad Fresca

1 lemon (for zest, rinsed)
2 tablespoons light raspberry vinaigrette
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 bag baby salad greens (5–7 ounces)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese


1. Peel several strips of lemon peel, without any white pith, with zester (or vegetable peeler). Chop finely for zest (1 tablespoon). Place in small bowl; whisk together with vinaigrette, salt, and pepper.
2. Place remaining ingredients in salad bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat; serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 90kcal; FAT 7g; CHOL 0mg;
SODIUM 230mg; CARB 5g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 2g;
VIT A 40%; VIT C 20%; CALC 4%; IRON 6%

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Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp butter
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp crumbled blue cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Add to your grocery list 3 tbsp diced pimientos
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp grated Parmesan and Romano cheese blend (optional)
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp light raspberry vinaigrette
Add to your grocery list 2 1/2 cups  reduced-sodium chicken broth
Add to your grocery list 1 cup risotto
Add to your grocery list 1/4 tsp saffron threads

Add to your grocery list 1 (12-oz) bag cooked shrimp (tails off)
Add to your grocery list 1 cup seasoning blend (contains diced onions, green/red peppers, celery and parsley)

Add to your grocery list 3 cloves  fresh garlic
Add to your grocery list 1 lemon
Add to your grocery list 1 (4-oz) bag mixed baby greens

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Add to your grocery list cream
Add to your grocery list Chardonnay
Add to your grocery list sliced tomatoes
Add to your grocery list strawberries

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large saucepan with lid
  • salad bowl, small bowl
  • garlic press, whisk
  • zester (or vegetable peeler)
  • tongs, cooking spoon
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

Saffron has a spicy aroma, a pleasantly bitter flavor, and a beautiful red gold color.

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