Cook onions in hot oil in large skillet on medium heat 2 min. or until tender.
Stir in rice, asparagus and broth. Bring to boil; simmer on low heat 5 min.
Add reduced-fat cream cheese, lemon zest and juice; cook until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly.
How to Shop For Fresh Asparagus
Examine tips of asparagus for signs of freshness. The tips should be closed and not too dry. A wrinkle in the stem or breaking down of the tip identifies old asparagus.
Serve this risotto with grilled chicken or shrimp.
Substitute 1/2 cup dry white wine for an equal amount of broth.
Enjoy the spring harvest with this delicious risotto! As a bonus, this meatless entree can fit into a healthful eating plan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol less than 5mg
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 6 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.