Sweet Potato Risotto

thestarter wife


This was something I threw together for a "date night" with my husband. It came out delicious and for a risotto it's fairly healthy gluten free & with whole grain brown rice. Plus good for you sweet potatoes.

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2-4 depending on portions


15 Min


1 Hr


4 tsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 medium
sweet potatoes, peeled & diced
1/2 c
sliced baby carrots
3/4 tsp
dried thyme
3 c
gluten free, fat free, low sodium chicken broth
1 c
brown rice
1/4 c
organic honey
parmesan cheese (for garnish)

Directions Step-By-Step

In a large skillet heat 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium heat 1 minute or until hot. Add the sweet potatoes, carrots & thyme; cook 8-10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Remove from skillet & set aside.
Meanwhile, in a saucepan heat broth over medium heat; reduce heat to low and let simmer.
Add remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil to skillet. Stir in rice & 1/2 cup of the broth. Cook, stirring until broth is absorbed. Continue stirring broth in 1/2 cup at a time, stirring until each addition is absorbed. Continue to cook and stir until rice is just creamy
Add sweet potato mixture & honey to skillet; stir. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes until heated through.
Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy