Shrimp Risotto with Arugula Recipe serves: 4
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 35 Minutes

Shrimp Risotto with Arugula

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. Bertolli┬« Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 lb. uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • 2 Tbsp. dry white wine [or chicken broth]
  • 4 cups chicken broth, heated to boiling
  • 1 small bunch arugula [or baby spinach leaves], coarsely chopped (about 2 packed cups)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. In 4-quart saucepot, heat Olive Oil over medium-high heat and cook shrimp 3 minutes or until shrimp are almost pink. Remove shrimp and set aside.
  2. In same saucepot, add orange pepper and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add rice and stir to coat. Stir in wine and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Slowly add hot broth, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring occasionally, until almost all liquid is absorbed and rice is creamy and tender, about 25 minutes. Stir in arugula and return shrimp to saucepot during last 2 minutes of cooking. Cook until shrimp turn pink. Stir in cheese.

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