Risotto Primavera -1 Recipe

Step 1

Cut celery, beans, tomatoes, carrots, and asparagus into 1/4" pieces

Step 2

Bring chicken stock to a simmer in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low. Cover and keep warm.

Step 3

Heat oil in large heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and celery and saute 3 minutes. Add rice and stir about 30 seconds. Add potatoes, beans, tomatoes and carrot and saute 10 minutes, adding a bit of stock if it becomes too dry.

Step 4

Add 1/2 cup of stock to rice, reduce heat and simmer until liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently. Continue adding stock a half cup at a time, stirring frequently and allowing each addition to be completely absorebed before adding another. Add artichokes, asparagus and peas about half way through the process when a little more than half the stock has been used.

Step 5

Continue adding stock in the same manner until rice is tender but still slightly firm to the bite. Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in butter, then cheese.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 5 1/2c Chicken Stock --
  • Approximately
  • 3tb Olive Oil
  • 1lg Onion -- finely chopped
  • 1 Stalk Celery -- **
  • 1 1/2c Arborio Rice
  • 2md Potatoes -- peeled & cubed
  • 4oz Fresh Green Beans -- trimmed
  • **
  • 3md Tomatoes -- seeded **
  • 1sm Carrot -- peeled **
  • 4oz Asparagus -- trimmed **
  • 1 1/4c Shelled Fresh Peas -- or
  • Frozen, thawed
  • 1cn Water-Packed Artichoke
  • -Hearts -- drained
  • Salt And Freshly Ground
  • Pepper -- to taste
  • 1/4c Unsalted Butter -- cut into
  • Pieces
  • 1c Parmesan Cheese -- freshly
  • Grated

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