Anyone got a yummy risotto recipe

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  1. Trash

    Trash Still fighting

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    Hi never made one before but really fancy giving it a go anyone got any nice recipes to share?
     
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    This is my fave! And so easy to make too :)

    I have to share this with you. It is not WW but a general recipe. I have just made it and we LOVED it!

    Points 6.5
    Serves 4
    Ready in 40-50 mins

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    Easy risotto with bacon & peas



    Ingredients
    • 1 onion
    • 6 rashers streaky bacon , chopped
    • 300g risotto rice
    • 1l hot vegetable stock
    • 100g frozen peas
    Not for risotto purists - this simple recipe has just 5 ingredients and the stock is added all in one go

    Difficulty and servings

    [​IMG] Serves 4

    Preperation and cooking times

    Ready in 40-50 minutes
    Super healthy


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    1. Finely chop the onion. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and a knob of butter in a pan, add the onions and fry until lightly browned (about 7 minutes). Add the bacon and fry for a further 5 minutes, until it starts to crisp.
    2. Add the rice and stock, and bring to the boil. Stir well, then reduce the heat and cook, covered, for 15-20 minutes until the rice is almost tender.
    3. Stir in the peas, add a little salt and pepper and cook for a further 3 minutes, until the peas are cooked. Serve sprinkled with freshly grated parmesan and freshly ground black pepper.
     
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    Mmm that sounds yummy!! I like to make a bacon and mushroom risotto
    100 grams of risotto rice
    4 ww sausages or lighter choice sausages
    4 slices of lighter choice bacon
    loads of mushrooms
    1 pint of veg stock

    1.Spray 1 cal spray in a pan
    2. Fry off the bacon, mushrooms and sausages (they should be cut up into smallish chunks
    3. Add the risotto rice and stir for a few mins
    4. Add a little stock and stir
    5. Continue to add a little stock then stir until all done.
    6. Simmer down until all stock has been absorbed.

    Should make 4 portions at 5.5 points each! :)
     
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