Quick and Easy Risotto

  • 23/04/2007
  • Easy
  • 6
  • 20 min

This recipe offers quick and easy solution for creating a tasty and healthy meal, in just minutes.

Ingredients

  • 40 g onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 100 ml water
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 250 g rice, washed and drained
  • 200 g carrot, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder
  • 150 g fresh red paprika, cubed
  • 100 g corn
  • 200 g fresh cabbage, chopped

Preparation

  1. 1.
    In an electric blender combine onion, garlic, little water and chop finely.
  2. 2.
    To hot olive oil, add drained rice and let simmer for a few moments.
  3. 3.
    Add carrot, onion and garlic mixture, Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder and a couple of tablespoons of water. Let this simmer for a few minutes.
  4. 4.
    Add the paprika and corn and simmer, roughly 10 minutes. While doing this gradually keep adding the rest of the water.
  5. 5.
    Roughly 5 minutes before the risotto is finished, stir in the cabbage and leave simmering, until the rice softens.

Serving

Prior to serving you can sprinkle some chopped parsley over the risotto.

Tip

To soften the rice, place it in some hot water, for around 10 minutes, prior to cooking.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 262 / 1.095 - -
Fat g 7,94 - -
Carbohydrates g 47,15 - -
Dietary fibre g 3,14 - -
Protein g 1,80 - -
Sodium g 0,91 0 0
Vitamin A μg 10.845,70 271 217
Vitamin E mg 2,06 9 9
Vitamin C mg 63,47 85 71
Niacin mg 1,11 8 6
Potassium mg 289,39 8 8
Calcium mg 42,41 4 4
Phosphorous mg 54,65 7 7

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)