Pea (and Bacon) Risotto Recipe

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Submitted by rockygirl4

Makes 6 servings



p. 149 of May 2011 Food & Wine Magazine

Recipe Ingredients for Pea (and Bacon) Risotto

2 cup Peas, Green
2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
4 oz Wine
7 cup Chicken Stock
1 tbsp Butter
8 tbs Parmigiano Reggiano Grating Cheese
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
2 cup Arborio Rice

Recipe Directions for Pea (and Bacon) Risotto

  1. Add bacon if you wish.

  2. Puree half of the peas with 1 c water.

  3. In a large saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onion and cook over moderate heat until softened, 5 min. Add rice and cook, stirring, until the rice is evenly coated with oil. Add wine and simmer until almost evaporated, 3 min.

  4. Add enough hot stock to just cover the rice and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the stock has been absorbed. Add more stock to cover the rice. Continue cooking and stirring, adding more stock as it is absorbed, until the rice is al dente and suspended in a creamy sauce, 25 min. Add pea puree, the remaining peas and bacon, stirring until hot. Remove risotto from heat and stir in the butter, reserved bacon fat, cheese, and lemon juice. season with salt and pepper. Garnish with pea shoots and serve.

Categories

Rice

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 430.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
382
Calories from Fat
79
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.8g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
674mg
28%
Potassium
89mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
58.7g
20%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
14.3g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 10% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
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