Recipe by al fresco all natural
"Sweet Italian chicken sausage, sweet onions, garlic and thyme are sauteed together as the savory base for this creamy risotto dish."
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1 (16 ounce) package
al fresco® All Natural Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage
chopped sweet onion
minced fresh garlic
1 1/4 cups
Chardonnay or other dry white wine
3 1/2 cups
chicken broth, low-sodium
frozen petite sweet peas
grated Parmesan cheese
ground black pepper
Oh my gosh! So good! I didn't have risotto, so I just used regular rice. I used fresh basil and rosemary and included some chopped bell peppers with the onion. MMMMMM! I'd definitely make this again!
I really wanted to like this, but it was just okay. I could barely detect the thyme, and it was pretty gloppy.
So I made this last night & made it just like the directions said & once I added the chicken broth i was concerned about us eating chicken soup with uncooked rice. I think the wording of the direction is off but after letting it cook down for twice the amount it pulled itself together for a great meal, also ingredients did not include the parsley & parmesan cheese it calls for in directions.
Nice simple intro to risotto if you're intimidated by it (like I was for years). Coincidentally, one box of Pacific Organic Chicken Broth equals three and one half cups... how convenient! I subbed fresh limas for the peas (and added them after the first 3 c. of broth but before the additional broth), and added a couple Tbsp. of butter just before adding the rice for a nuttier flavor. This was SOOOO GOOD! Takes a little time (closer to an hour for me) but so worth it!
I've never made risotto before, this was an excellent recipe to try! I didn't add peas but tried to stick to this as much as possible. Everyone was impressed! I prepped everything first and had it ready to add as I went along to make life easier. I will definitely make it again! Thank you!
I made this using mild italian sausage since that's what I had in the freezer. Very easy and very delicious. Glad I found this recipe. I also stirred in 2 tablespoons of butter at the end.
LOVE this recipe! I made a few changes though, I put the sausage in the food processor because I didn't like the idea of chunks of sausage. I also added more onions and mushrooms.
We all loved this. The recipe didn't state how much parmesan. We stirred in about 1/2 cup total, I think, and we didn't pass any extra because we're on a low-sodium diet. We all loved this dish. I served it with a spinach salad with strawberries and blueberries. Great dinner.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 128
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