Dad's Asparagus Risotto

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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

About Dad's Asparagus Risotto

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