*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Vegetable Risotto *SSS*
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Side Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      lg            Leaves chard
    1      Thick slice   ham -- diced
      1/2                Onion -- minced
    1                    Celery rib -- diced
    1                    Carrot -- diced
      1/4  cup           Butter
    1 3/4  cup           Rice
                         Salt and pepper
      3/4  cup           Peas
 
 Cut green leaf part of chard into thin strips and then dice the white part.
 Heat butter in lg frying pan and fry onion, carrot, celery and green and white
parts of chard for 2 mins. Add rice, peas, and ham to pan, stir well and cook
until rice is transparent. Transfer to ovenproof dish and pour water over enough
to equal 1 1/2 times the volume of the rice. Season with salt and pepper. Stir
well Cover and bake 400, 18-20 mins.
 
   Variation: Spinach can be substituted for chard. Tip: A little garlic or bacon
 added to pan when frying onion will improve flavor further.
 Converted by MMCONV vers. 1.00
 
 
 
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