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Creamy Lemon-Asparagus Risotto

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6 servings

Use this asparagus risotto as a rice alternative at the dinner table. This delicious Creamy Lemon-Asparagus Risotto will make your family thank you.

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  • Cook onions in hot oil in large skillet on medium heat 2 min. or until tender.
  • Stir in rice, asparagus and broth. Bring to boil; simmer on low heat 5 min.
  • Add reduced-fat cream cheese, lemon zest and juice; cook until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly.

Special Equipment Needed

How to Shop For Fresh Asparagus

Examine tips of asparagus for signs of freshness. The tips should be closed and not too dry. A wrinkle in the stem or breaking down of the tip identifies old asparagus.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this risotto with grilled chicken or shrimp.


Substitute 1/2 cup dry white wine for an equal amount of broth.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 1-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Enjoy the spring harvest with this delicious risotto! As a bonus, this meatless entree can fit into a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 190
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 280mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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