Riviera Style Risotto – Braised Rice

28 mins (prep 10, cooking 18)
16 ingredients
6 servings
This recipe has been submitted for play in ZWT8 - France, from the CUISINE-FRANCE website. This risotto recipe is from the Riviera region and is also known as pilaf. Although Risotto is a traditional Italian recipe, this is a delicious French recipe for braised rice, with a combination of rice and onions. It is wonderful paired with Burgundy white wine or dry white wine as suggested by the French Wine Guide.

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Serving Size (188.77 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 265.25 Calories from Fat 84.96
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.44g 87.13%
Saturated Fat 5.38g 161.35%
Trans Fat 0.32g %
Cholesterol 21.2mg 42.4%
Sodium 500.86mg 125.22%
Total Carbohydrate 39.11g 78.23%
Dietary Fiber 2.06 g 49.47%
Sugars 1.13 g %
Protein 6.36g 76.36%
Vitamin A 263.55IU% Vitamin C 1.84mg%
Calcium 40.14mg% Iron 1.42mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4