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Quick, Easy, Delish Dinner: Chicken and Spinach Risotto

Technically risotto is a slow cooked, creamy Italian rice dish that involves roughly 20 minutes of constant stirring. However if you are in a rush and need a quick fix dinner, a scrumptious risotto-made with instant white rice is the ideal recipe. With boneless, skinless chicken breasts, a hefty amount of baby spinach, and a sprinkling of cherry tomatoes this recipe is a complete no brainer. No time consuming stirring yet all of the tasty goodness of a classic Italian dish. This would even work wonderfully for an impromptu dinner party-your guests will think you spent hours slaving over the stove when really the meal was made in mere minutes. If you are a beginner, new to cooking, I encourage you to give this recipe a whirl before you make the more lengthy original version. For the recipe,

Chicken and Spinach Risotto
From Kraft Foods

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
4 cups baby spinach leaves, washed, dried
1-1/2 cups instant white rice, uncooked
1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes
1 can (10-1/2 oz.) condensed chicken broth
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

  1. Heat oil in large deep nonstick skillet on medium heat.
  2. Add chicken; cook 10 min. or until chicken is cooked through, stirring frequently.
  3. Add spinach, rice, tomatoes, broth and water; mix well.
  4. Bring to boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 5 min., stirring occasionally.
  6. Stir in the Parmesan cheese.

Serves 4.

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emalove emalove 8 years
I love risotto! This looks so easy to make too.
Skinny1 Skinny1 9 years
lovely! now I know what I'll cook for dinner tomorrow!
econinsf econinsf 9 years
I made this last night for dinner with the instant brown rice and lowfat parmesan. So delicious! My husband loved it and it was so easy. This is definitely going into my dinner rotation. Thanks Party!
SU3 SU3 9 years
I love how simple it is. I'm going to have to make this! :D
amandaaa amandaaa 9 years
whoa that sounds so good! looks really easy, too!!
mdbzmom mdbzmom 9 years
My fam loves rice and just bought some instant. I'm making this tonight!!
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 9 years
sounds delicious and healthy
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 9 years
sounds delicious and healthy
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Simple and delicious - perfect for my life!
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Risotto is so good!
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Risotto is so good!
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