Link to Hello Darling on your blog!

<a href="http://www.mops.org/mom" title="Hello, Darling"><img src="http://www.mops.org/images/blog-share.jpg" alt="MOPS International blog" /></a>

Thanks for subscribing!

Get ready for a weekly digest of great stuff from our site!

Don't worry, if you get tired of us you can unsubscribe any time from your email preferences.

Whoops, we couldn't subscribe you

We have to know your email to subscribe you, so check that you're logged in or enter it in the box below.

If you don't have account yet, it is super easy to make one!

Whoops, we didn't quite catch that.

We don't allow anonymous comments, so check that you're logged in.

If you don't have account yet, it is super easy to make one!

Spring Vegetable Risotto

kitchen

July 26, 2013

Spring Vegetable Risotto

Looking for new ways to add veggies to your meals? Try this creamy Italian rice dish with peas and fresh asparagus!

Ingrediants:

  • 3 ¼ cups water
  • 2 ¼ cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 
  • 1 ½ teaspoons oil
  • 1 ½ cups chopped onion
  • 1 ½ cups Arborio rice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • ½ cup frozen green peas
  • 12 ounces asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 ounces Romano cheese, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

  1. Heat water and broth in a saucepan over medium heat (do not boil).
  2. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add rice; cook 1 minute. Stir in vinegar; cook 30 seconds or until the liquid is absorbed, stirring constantly. Add broth mixture, ½ cup at a time, stirring constantly until each portion is absorbed before adding the next (about 20 minutes, total). Add peas and asparagus to pan with last ½ cup of broth mixture. Remove from heat; grate 1 ounce cheese. Stir in grated cheese, salt and lemon juice.
  3. Spoon into 4 bowls. Shave remaining cheese evenly over each serving; sprinkle with pepper.

Related topics: international

Share your thoughts