Creamy Tomato-Chicken Risotto

(1) 1 Review
Prep Time
Total Time

8 servings

Made with bite-size chunks of chicken and a glorious sauce made with blended cream cheese and tomatoes, this creamy risotto is comfort food at its best.

Read MoreRead Less

What You Need

Showing deals in CINCINNATI, OH 45224
Show Deals
Change Zip
Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Blend cream cheese and half the tomatoes in blender until smooth; set aside. Heat 1/4 cup dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 min. or until done, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • Cook carrots, onions and rice in remaining dressing in same skillet 3 min. or until rice is opaque, stirring frequently. Add jalapenos. Gradually add 1-1/2 cups water; cook 5 min. or until water is completely absorbed, stirring occasionally. Repeat with remaining water, adding in batches and returning chicken to skillet with the last batch of water.
  • Stir in cream cheese mixture and remaining tomatoes; cook 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove jalapeno halves. Stir in cilantro.

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese just before serving.

How to Make Creamy Risotto

For creamy rice, be sure to start with hot water, adding it in small batches as directed in the recipe.

For Spicier Risotto

Mince the stemmed and seeded jalapeno halves; do not remove from cooked risotto before serving.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 330
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 220mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 70 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 6 %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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rate this Recipe

Leave a Review

  • ajschueler23 | Sun, Sep 13 2009 5:38 PM

    I used fresh tomatoes in place of one of the cans of tomatoes. The recipe needs salt, but is otherwise good.