Calamari Garlic Lemon Risotto Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: March 12, 2020 Modified: July 9, 2021
Calamari Garlic Lemon Risotto Recipe

Throw together this creamy seafood risotto for dinner this week. This simple risotto dish tastes best when served with an extra topping of fresh parmesan. Learn more about what is calamari and other delicious ways to cook it

How To Make Calamari Garlic Lemon Risotto

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 1 ¾ cup rice (preferably arborio)
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup calamari (thinly sliced)
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  1. In a large skillet, heat oil and sauté garlic and onion until softened.
  2. Add rice, stir to coat, and pour in wine and lemon zest.
  3. In a saucepan, bring water and broth to a boil.
  4. Pour broth mixture over rice in portions, stirring to allow the broth to absorb.
  5. Stir in calamari, parmesan, and lemon juice.
  6. Cook for 5 minutes and serve.

How To Make Calamari Garlic Lemon Risotto

5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 35 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 ¾ cup rice, preferably arborio
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup calamari, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil and sauté garlic and onion until softened.
  2. Add rice, stir to coat, and pour in wine and lemon zest.
  3. In a saucepan, bring water and broth to a boil.
  4. Pour broth mixture over rice in portions, stirring to allow the broth to absorb.
  5. Stir in calamari, parmesan, and lemon juice.

  6. Cook for 5 minutes and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 80mg
  • Calories: 336kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 52g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 181mg
  • Protein: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 406mg
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 212IU
  • Vitamin C: 9mg
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