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  • broccoli risotto

    Broccoli risotto

    Our broccoli risotto with ricotta and peas is a healthy and comforting mid-week meal that the whole family will love. This cheesy, creamy dish is a great way to sneak more veg into meals for kids – it tastes so good that they won’t even notice they’re eating greens! This broccoli risotto is made with a three grain risotto mix to add extra fibre, which is great for your digestive system, and makes it a really satisfying meal. Ricotta, an Italian fresh cheese, is lower in fat than other cheeses, but adds a richness and creaminess, as well as the much loved cheesy flavour. Risotto is traditionally a meal that requires lots of patience, slow cooking, and constant attention, but our version is so easy, perfect for a busy week-nights. Our broccoli risotto with ricotta and peas is just the thing to warm you up on a winter evening. It's cheap and requires minimal effort but gives great results.

    • 0
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  • Easy mushroom risotto

    Using our easy mushroom risotto recipe this dish will quickly become a mid-week family staple in no time. Risotto is much easier to make than you might think and doesn't have to use a lot of ingredients. All you need is the correct rice and a bit of patience! Risotto recipes are perfect for a filling winter warmer or as a side portion with a summer salad and plenty of fresh vegetables. The mushrooms and the peas in this recipe work wonders together. If you don't have any peas in the freezer you could use asparagus instead - it's a good choice especially when its in season. This classic risotto recipe works out at only 307 calories per serving and 2g of fat. This risotto recipe serves 4 people and will take around 45 mins to prepare and cook - it's well worth the wait!

    • 3
    (190 ratings)
  • Chicken and bacon risotto

    Chicken and bacon risotto is a quick and easy meal for the whole family. Our recipe takes just 40 minutes and is great for the midweek rush! This recipe serves 4 people and is the perfect option for everyone to enjoy together. A portion of this dish works out at 575 calories. It's much healthier than readymade risotto and you have control over exactly what goes into it too like salt content and fat. We've used pudding rice and chicken thighs in our risotto to make our savoury meal for 4 even cheaper at just 97p per person! This dish is a great way of sneaking veg into your kids diets. Add handfuls of chopped spinach, grated mushrooms and any other veg you fancy to get your little ones eating some of their 5-a-day. This dish is best made and eaten on the same day but leftovers can be stored in the airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Make sure you reheat thoroughly before serving, the rice needs to be piping hot.

    • 4
    (82 ratings)
  • Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto

    Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto

    Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto recipe is an easy win. Simple and quick to make, follow Slimming World's recipe to make this classic risotto. No complicated cooking needed here, just pop this in the oven and enjoy a delicious bacon and cherry tomato risotto an hour later. The best part is that this delicious Slimming World easy recipe only takes 20 minutes to prepare, so you don’t have to spend too much time in the kitchen and still have one of the best Slimming World dinners. It’s especially handy for a midweek dinner when you still want to commit to your Slimming World plan but don’t have much time to whip up a meal that will work for you and the rest of the family as well. With courgettes and cherry tomatoes, this extra easy Slimming World recipe also helps you reach your 5-a-day, keeping you healthy while also helping you get slimmer. If you want to make this risotto recipe vegetarian-friendly for yourself or a veggie friend or family member, all you have to do is remove the bacon. To up your vegetable count in this Slimming World recipe you could replace the bacon with another vegetable and up your 5-a-day count. And if you want to make it even healthier, why not have with a side green salad with fresh spinach and rocket? This recipe serves 4 people, which means the whole family can enjoy tucking into this for dinner together. You could also keep leftovers for lunch for the week – this dish will keep in the fridge in a Tupperware for a few days.

    • 4
    (80 ratings)
  • FODMAP diet recipes

    FODMAP buckwheat risotto with macadamia cream

    Fancy a hearty risotto but following the FODMAP diet? Look no further than this delicious recipe. Thanks to cook book author Emma Hatcher, who specialises in FODMAP-friendly recipes, following the diet plan couldn't be easier, or more tasty! Emma says: 'Mushroom risotto used to be one of my favourites and the aubergines here are a great substitute that provide a very similar texture. Warming and satisfying, this is real 'bowl' food. The buckwheat groats cook in a third of the time of a standard rice risotto, so that you can get more time away from the stove. Plus, its creaminess comes from the macadamia nuts, instead of the butter, offering a different texture and a lovely richness.'

    • 2
    (1 ratings)
  • Lemon chicken and pea risotto

    Lemon chicken and pea risotto

    This delicious and healthy lemon chicken and pea risotto recipe is so easy to make at home. It will take only 45 mins to prepare and cook this dish which is pretty speedy for a risotto. This recipe serves 4-6 people. It's a great way of using up leftovers too - a portion of rice that's leftover in the cupboard, a serving a chicken from your roast dinner on Sunday or those frozen peas that have been rattling around in the freezer for months. Other vegetables like courgette, green beans or broccoli would also work well in this tasty risotto. You can use long grain rice if you don't have risotto rice. This dish is best made and eaten on the same day but if you have any leftovers make sure they cool quickly and pop into an airtight container in the fridge to store until needed. Reheat thoroughly until piping hot.

    • 3
    (48 ratings)
  • Chicken and tarragon risotto

    Chicken and tarragon risotto

    Fancy making a risotto? Try making this tasty chicken risotto with tarragon – it’s delicious. Tender chicken breast packs this dish full of flavour. Nothing beats the taste of a creamy, well-made risotto and this chicken and tarragon infused risotto recipe is exactly that. This recipe is a great alternative dinner or impressive dish if you've got friends over. This recipe serves 2 people but portions can be double or tripled to cater for more people. It will take only 40 mins to whip up this dish making it a speedy option when it comes to dinner time. The tarragon in this recipe works wonders with the tender chicken pieces and soft creamy rice - it really brings out the flavour in them. Store leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 2 days and make sure you re-serve piping hot.

    • 0
    (0 ratings)
  • Slimming World's turkey risotto

    Slimming World's turkey risotto

    This turkey risotto from Slimming World is perfect for using up Christmas leftovers. Filled with vegetables and plenty of flavour, it's a delicious diet option all year round

    • 3
    (18 ratings)
  • Goats? cheese and sundried tomato

    Goats’ cheese and sundried tomato risotto

    Delicious goats’ cheese and sundried tomato risotto is a delicious midweek meal that only takes 25 mins to make. If you're bored of the same old risotto, add some creamy goats' cheese and tangy sundried tomatoes to the mix to give it a summery feel.

    • 4
    (4 ratings)
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    Wild mushroom risotto

    With the addition of dried porcini mushrooms, this wild mushroom risotto recipe has bags of flavour and can be ready in under an hour. Try serving small portions of wild mushroom risotto with a side salad for a fancy starter when you have friends over or keep it hearty and have it as a big family meal. The wild mushrooms and almonds make a delicious combination - both earthy and nutty - and with the added al dente texture of the arborio rice. This recipe serves 3-4 people and is the perfect treat at the weekend.

    • 4
    (8 ratings)
  • Bacon and -pea cheesy risotto

    Bacon and pea cheesy risotto

    Using a few clever shortcuts, this risotto can be whipped up in under 20 minutes. The classic combination of sweet peas, crispy smoked bacon and salty Parmesan cheese makes this speedy supper a real crowd pleaser. Serve as it is or with a big salad for an easy mid-week meal.

    • 4
    (14 ratings)
  • Tomato risotto

    Tomato risotto

    Make this budget tomato risotto if you're strapped for cash like our mummy blogger Anneliese, who says: 'This tomato risotto is my children's favourite meal. My four year old son is rather fussy when it comes to food but always scrapes his plate clean when I serve up this favoured dish! I used to make risotto with expensive risotto rice, believing that there was no alternative. However, I have since discovered that basic white rice works just as well, thanks to Jack Monroe! It really has to be tried to be believed. I now use affordable basic white rice in place of risotto rice and no one can tell the difference; it works perfectly.'

    • 4
    (67 ratings)

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