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sweet potato risotto

(1 rating)
Recipe by
thestarter wife
Jacksonville, NC

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.

(1 rating)
yield 2 -4 depending on portions
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For sweet potato risotto

  • 4 tsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 md
    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)

How To Make sweet potato risotto

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a saucepan heat broth over medium heat; reduce heat to low and let simmer.
  • 3
    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
  • 4
    Add sweet potato mixture & honey to skillet; stir. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes until heated through.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve!

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