Chicken & Sage Risotto

Ready in
45 min
This creamy rice dish is made with flavourful bell peppers, fresh sage and garlic. It is a hearty main course that is ready in less an hour.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

10 min

Cooking Time

35 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


4 cups Reduced sodium chicken broth fat free
3 tbsp Becel® Buttery Taste margarine
1 sml Onion chopped (yellow onion)
1 med Bell Pepper yellow
1 cup Arborio rice
1 Clove Garlic finely chopped
2 cups Cooked chicken cut up
0.3 cup Parmesan cheese grated
2 tsp Fresh sage leaves or 1/2 tsp (2mL) dried sage leaves, crumbled


  1. Heat broth in medium saucepan over high heat just to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cover.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons (30 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine in large saucepot over medium heat and cook onion and yellow pepper, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add rice and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in hot broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes or until almost all liquid is absorbed and rice is creamy and tender.
  5. Stir in chicken and cook covered, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in cheese, sage and remaining 1 tablespoon (15 mL) margarine.
  6. Serve immediately and sprinkle, if desired, with additional grated Parmesan cheese.

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