Shrimp and Vegetable Risotto

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One of my mom and I’s favorite meals to make is risotto with shrimp and vegetables.  We usually throw in whatever vegetables we have in the house.  This week, my mom started the risotto, then when I got home from work, we walked to the local farmer’s market.  We picked up some tomatoes, cremini mushrooms, and zucchini. The first day we made the risotto, my mom was too hungry to wait for the mushrooms and zucchini to cook, so we didn’t add it until day two.  Both dishes were delicious, but day two was much more colorful! Also, for those who think risotto is hard to make, it’s really not!

Shrimp and Vegetable Risotto

Serves 5-6

Ingredients:

About 24 shrimp, pealed, deveined and shelled

1 small onion, diced

1 cup risotto, uncooked

3 cups chicken broth

2 medium tomatoes, diced

10 cremini mushrooms, chopped

1 medium zucchini, diced

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