Beetroot & Walnut Risotto - Physio Direct NZ

Beetroot & Walnut Risotto

Beetroot & Walnut Risotto


4 Small Fresh Beetroots or

450g Can Whole Beetroots

¼ cup Shaved Parmesan Cheese

½ cup Chopped walnuts

2 cups of Arborio Rice

2 cups of Vegetable Stock

½ cup Red Wine

2 cloves of Garlic, Crushed

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil

Salt & Pepper

  1. Chop beetroot into 1cm cubes and place a large frying pan on medium heat; add olive oil, diced garlic, a pinch of salt and pepper, beetroot and cover, stirring occasionally until beetroot becomes soft and tender.
  2. Add 2 cups of Arborio rice to the frying pan and stir through beetroot evenly. Slowly add red wine, stirring gently until the rice has absorbed all the wine.
  3. Begin to add vegetable stock, stirring through a quarter of a cup at a time. Lower heat and cover rice for 10-15 minutes, while continuing to stir risotto occasionally until rice is cooked through, add walnuts when rice is soft.
  4. Sprinkle thin slices of Parmesan cheese over risotto and serve.

Serves Four.

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