Prep time 10 minutes

Cook time 20 minutes


3 Tbsp. butter
3/4 cup chopped shallots or onion
1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
3 cups College Inn® Chicken Broth
1 can (15 oz.) Contadina® Tomato Sauce
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 to 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
Freshly ground black pepper, optional


  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.  Cook shallots and rice, 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

  2. Combine broth and tomato sauce in a large microwave-safe bowl.  Microwave on HIGH 3 to 4 minutes or until hot.

  3. Meanwhile, stir wine into rice mixture and cook 3 minutes or until almost absorbed by rice.   Ladle 1 cup hot tomato-broth mixture into rice, stirring until almost absorbed.  Continue adding 1 cup at a time until gone, stirring, until almost absorbed before adding the next.

  4. Stir in basil, Parmesan cheese and lemon zest.  Serve with additional basil and black pepper, if desired.

Try These Other Delicious Recipes

View All Recipes

Tomato Balsamic Sauce

Cook Time: 15 minutes

View Recipe