Gorgonzola Lemon Rice
Bring home the wonderful taste of Northern Italy, the homeland of Gorgonzola cheese, with this quick and easy rice dish.
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cups coarsely chopped fresh mushrooms
- 1 4-oz package Gorgonzola cheese crumbles
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 3 cups cooked rice
- 2 cups lightly-packed torn fresh spinach leaves
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook until soft, about 4 minutes.
- Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in cheese and continue to stir frequently until cheese melts, about 3 minutes.
- Stir in cream, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir in rice and heat until hot, about 5 minutes.
- Toss in spinach just before serving. Garnish with lemon zest.
Calories from Fat 131 (51%)
(23%)Total Fat 15g
(36%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 25g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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