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Spring Vegetable Risotto

10 min

Prep Time

30-40 min

Cook time

4

Serves

Spring is the perfect time to refresh your meals with delicious and nutritious plant-based dishes. Whether you’re a vegetarian, vegan, or simply looking to add more veggies to your diet, there are plenty of flavourful and satisfying meat-free options to explore. In this blog post, we’ll be sharing a mouth-watering and easy-to-make recipe that celebrates the flavours of spring.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh peas
  • 1/2 cup asparagus, chopped
  • 1/2 cup artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Belle Donne salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh herbs, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  2.  Add the Arborio rice and stir until the grains are coated with the oil and slightly toasted.
  3.  Add the white wine and cook until the liquid is absorbed.
  4.  Gradually add the vegetable broth, one ladle at a time, stirring frequently and waiting until each addition is absorbed before adding the next.
  5.  After about 15-20 minutes, add the peas, asparagus, and artichoke hearts. Continue to add the broth and stir frequently until the rice is tender and creamy.
  6.  Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese (optional). Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7.  Serve hot with a garnish of fresh herbs.

 

This Spring Vegetable Risotto is bursting with fresh flavours and vibrant colours. The creamy texture of the risotto perfectly complements the tender-crisp vegetables, making it a satisfying and wholesome dish. You can also customize this recipe with your favourite spring veggies, such as fava beans, ramps, or baby spinach. It's a perfect recipe to showcase the bounty of the spring season while also satisfying your taste buds and nourishing your body. Enjoy!

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What you will need

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