Dad's Asparagus Risotto

Baby Kato

By
@BabyKato

This was one of my dad's quick recipes. You can always freeze unused parts of the asparagus for soup or stir frys. This is a quick and easy risotto to make. No fuss no muss you make it in the microwave in one dish. A nicely flavored dish. I hope you will enjoy this dish as much as we did.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1
onion, medium, chopped
1/4
lb mushroom, sliced
1
garlic clove, finely minced
2
tablespoons butter
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
cups arborio rice,
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon white pepper
31/2
cups chicken broth
1/2
cup dry white wine
1/4
teaspoon turmeric
1/2
lb asparagus, fresh
1/3
cup parmesan cheese, ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a 3 quart dish, combine onion, mushrooms, garlic, oil and butter.
2
Cover and place in microwave on high for 5 minutes.
3
Stir in rice, broth, wine, turmeric and a pinch of saffron.
4
Cover again and microwave on high for 15 minutes.
5
Cut asparagus into 1 inch pieces.
6
Next, stir rice mixture and microwave on high uncovered for 10 minutes.
7
Now with a fork toss the asparagus into the rice.
8
Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes more.
9
Remove the rice from the microwave and let stand (covered), for 5 minutes.
10
Stir in the Parmesan cheese with fork and season with salt and pepper.
11
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #rice