Faux Rissotto with Spinach and Tomato

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Faux Risotto with Spinach and Tomato
Recipe By : RisaG
Serving Size : 3 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Greens Rice
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup basmati rice
4 cups vegetable broth -- warmed
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 onion -- thinly sliced
2 large cloves garlic -- sliced
2 cups fresh spinach -- chopped
1 cup tomato sauce pref. tomato and basil

Garnish:
1/2 cup parmesan cheese -- freshly grated


Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Heat the broth until simmering. Turn off. When skillet is hot, add oil and onions. Saute for 1 minute and then add garlic. Saute for 2 minutes until fragrant. Add rice. Stir well so all rice is coated with oil. Add 1/2 cup broth. Let simmer in broth until almost absorbed.

Add more broth until rice is covered. Let simmer until absorbed and add more. Do this until rice is almost tender. Add tomato sauce and stir well. Add spinach and cover for a few minutes until it is wilted. You want it to remain bright green so don't cook it to death. When done, add cheese. Stir well. Turn off heat. Serve.

Garnish with more parmesan cheese.

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