Slow Cooker Risotto with Swiss Chard

December 22, 2007

Slow Cooker Risotto with Swiss Chard

Lorraine Glazar, Tucson CSA

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
1 ¼ cups uncooked Arborio rice
2 (14 ounce) cans reduced sodium broth, vegetable or chicken
½ cup dry white wine
Dash salt
½ bunch Swiss chard, rinsed clean, well-dried and coarsely chopped

Heat olive oil in small skillet. Add onion and cook until softened, 4 to 5 minutes.

Place in slow cooker. Add rice and toss well to coat. Stir in broth, wine , salt and Swiss chard. Cover and cook on high 2 to 2 ½ hours or until all liquid is absorbed.

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