Shrimp and White Cheddar Risotto with Spinach and Roasted Walnuts

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Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Tree Nuts (Walnuts), Shellfish (Shrimp), Milk

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 8 oz. Cooked Arborio Rice
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    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
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    1 oz. Shredded White Cheddar Cheese
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    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Salt
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    ½ oz. Walnut Halves

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Recipe Steps

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 16 oz. shrimp, follow same instructions as 8 oz. shrimp.

  • If using Italian sausage, remove from casing, if necessary. Follow same instructions as shrimp in Steps 2 and 3, breaking into small pieces and baking uncovered in hot oven until sausage reaches minimum internal temperature, 15-18 minutes.

  1. 1

    Start the Rice

    Turn oven on to 425 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.

    Combine rice, cream base, 1/4 cup water, and half the garlic salt (reserve remaining for spinach) in provided tray.

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until edges begin to bubble, 10-12 minutes.

  2. 2

    Add the Shrimp and Spinach

    Pat shrimp dry, and season all over with 1/4 tsp. salt.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Top rice evenly with spinach, remaining garlic salt, then shrimp, a pinch of pepper, and 2 tsp. olive oil.

  3. 3

    Bake Meal and Finish Dish

    Bake again uncovered until shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 15-20 minutes.

    While meal bakes, crumble walnuts with hands.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir in half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish) until combined and melted. Garnish with remaining cheese and walnuts. Bon appétit!

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