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SHRIMP RISOTTO WITH ARUGULA

  • Serves 4
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  • prep time: 15 minute(s)
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  • cook time: 35 minute(s)
Ingredients:
2 Tbsp. Bertolli® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 lb. uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined 
1 large orange or red bell pepper, chopped
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
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, trimmed and coarsely chopped (about 2 packed cups)
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Directions:

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. 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.