Smoked Turkey and Cilantro Risotto

Culinary Setting
Smoked Turkey


1/2 c onion, chopped

1 Clove garlic, minced

2 tbsp butter

1 c Arborio rice


1/2 c skim milk

2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

1/2 lb SMOKED TURKEY BREAST, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1 Medium tomato, seeded and chopped

1/2 c scallions, chopped


In 3-quart saucepan, over medium heat, saute onions and garlic in butter 4 to 5 minutes or until onions are translucent.

Stir in rice and cook 5 minutes. Add broth and bring mixture to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 30 minutes.

In small saucepan, over low heat, combine milk and cilantro. Bring to simmer. Remove immediately from heat. Stir in turkey, tomatoes and scallions. Fold into rice mixture.

Return to heat and cook 1 minute or until risotto is heated througout and creamy. Serve immediately.

Serves 4 as a entree or 6 as an appetizer.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size For entree portion

Total Calories 360

Total Fat 9 g

Saturated Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 45 g

Sodium 1010 mg

Potassium 425 mg

Total Carbohydrates 50 g

Dietary Fiber 2 g

Sugars 7 g

Protein 21 g

% Daily Protein 10

% Daily Vitamin C 15

% Daily Calcium 8

% Daily Iron 15