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“We all know that you have to stir risotto for a long time. I haven't tried this yet, but it sounds good and easy. From Weight Watchers New 365 Day Menu Cookbook.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 2-quart microwavable casserole, microwave oil on High (100% power) 30 seconds, until hot.
  2. Stir in onion; microwave on High 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in rice; microwave on High 2 minutes.
  4. Add broth and 2 cups water to rice mixture; stir to combine.
  5. Microwave on High 14 minutes, stirring after 7 minutes, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  6. Stir asparagus into rice mixture; microwave on High 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in scallops; microwave on High 2 minutes, until scallops are opaque in center, rice is tender and all of the liquid is absorbed.
  8. Stir cheese, zest, juice, salt and pepper into rice mixture; stir until cheese is melted.
  9. SERVING (1 1/4 CUPS) PROVIDES: 1/2 Fat, 3/4 Vegetable, 1 1/2 Proteins, 2 Breads, 5 Optional Calories.
  10. PER SERVING: 358 Calories, 7 g Total Fat, 3 g Saturated Fat, 31 mg Cholesterol, 411 mg Sodium, 51 g Total Carbohydrate, 2 g Dietary Fiber, 21 g Protein, 132 mg Calcium; 7 points.

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