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Easy Pea-sy Risotto

Easy Pea-sy Risotto

Easy Pea-sy Risotto

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Ingredients

Product used:
Baby Peas 500g
1 tbs of butter
  • 1 tbs of olive oil
  • 1 brown onion – finely diced
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic – diced, dependent on taste
  • 3 cups of Arborio rice
  • 4 cups of hot chicken stock – you can use vegetable stock if you would like to make this meal vegetarian friendly
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • ½ tsp of dried rosemary
  • ½ tsp of ground dried oregano
  • 2 ½ cups of McCain Baby Peas
  • 2 bunches of asparagus – cut into 5cm lengths
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup of grated parmesan
  • ¼ cup of shaved parmesan, to serve
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

1.Heat oil and butter in a large, deep frying pan over a medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring for 3-5 minutes or until softened and translucent.
2.Add rice and herbs and stir to coat. Add stock and 1 cup of boiling water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 12 minutes or until rice is tender.
3.Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper to taste, and add 1 cup of boiling water, McCain Peas, asparagus, lemon and 1 cup of grated parmesan. Stir well and cover for 5 minutes.
4.Remove lid, stir well and serve in bowls topped with shaved parmesan.