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  1. Creamy Tomato-Chicken Risotto

Creamy Tomato-Chicken Risotto

00:43:00 Makes 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each.
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Makes 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each.

The combination of cream cheese and tomatoes makes this risotto extra creamy and full of flavour!

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  • Blend cream cheese product and half the tomatoes in blender until smooth. Heat 1/4 cup dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 min. or until done, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • Cook onions, carrots and rice in remaining dressing in same skillet 3 min. or until rice is opaque, stirring frequently. Gradually add 1-1/2 cups of the water; cook 5 min. or until water is completely absorbed, stirring occasionally. Repeat with the remaining water in batches, returning chicken to skillet with the last addition of water.
  • Stir in cream cheese mixture and remaining tomatoes; cook 3 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Special Extra

Top with ¼ cup each chopped fresh parsley, torn fresh basil and chopped fresh chives just before serving.

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 1/4 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Grated Cheese just before serving.


Substitute chicken broth for the water.

How to Make Creamy Risotto

For creamy rice, be sure to start with hot liquid, adding it in small batches as directed in the recipe.

Special Extra

Cook 1 finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper with the onions and carrots, and stir in 1/3 cup chopped cilantro with the remaining tomatoes.


  • Makes 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each.

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Nutrition Bonus

The carrots in this creamy risotto are an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) each.
Calories 330
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 35 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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