Risotto Primavera

Risotto Primavera

2 tsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 carrots cut in julienne strips
1 Cup uncooked Arborio rice
2 cans (14 1/2 oz. each) chicken broth
2 C. broccoli florets
1 C. frozen green peas
2 small zucchini, cut into julienne strips (1 Cup)
3 T. grated Parmesan cheese

Heat oil in 3 qt. saucepan and sauté onions and carrot till crisp-tender.

Stir in rice and cook, stirring, till rice begins to brown. Pour 1/2 C. broth over rice mixture. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally till liquid is absorbed.

Continue cooking for 10-15 minutes, adding broth 1/2 cupful at a time, and stirring till rice is tender and creamy.

Add broccoli, peas and zucchini with the last addition of broth.

Sprinkle with cheese.

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