Garden Vegetable Risotto

Recipe

Fresh vegetables from your garden are bursting with flavor in this risotto recipe.  This is a colorful easy-to-make vegetarian recipe that tastes delicious.

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Cuisine
Italian
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4 Dinner Vegetarian Cook’s Delight® Organic Vegetable Base VG-939

Ingredients

  • 6 c water
  • 3/4 c fresh green beans trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small zucchini coarsely chopped
  • 1 small yellow summer squash coarsely chopped
  • 5 tsp Cook's Delight® Vegetable Base
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 -1/2 c uncooked short grain Aborio rice
  • 1/2 c sliced green onions
  • 1 tsp Mrs. Dash seasoning
  • 3 Roma tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 c Asiago shredded cheese
  • 4 bread bowls -optional

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Step 1

Bring 1 cup water to a boil in 2 quart saucepan over high heat. Add green beans. Return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer beans for 6 minutes.


Step 2

Add zucchini and yellow squash to the saucepan with beans. Simmer until vegetables are crisp, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.


Step 3

Boil 5 cups of water and add 5 tsp of Cook's Delight® Vegetable Base to make vegetable broth. Reduce heat and keep broth simmering.


Step 4

Heat oil in large saucepan (3 quart) over medium heat until hot.


Step 5

Add rice and green onions and cook while stirring for 2 minutes.


Step 6

Pour in 1 cup of hot vegetable broth. Add Mrs. Dash seasoning and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low.


Step 7

Cook while stirring until most of liquid is absorbed. Add 1/2 cup more of vegetable broth and repeat stirring until most of liquid is absorbed. Continue adding 1/2 cup until rice is tender and creamy but still slight firm in center.


Step 8

Add the cooked vegetables, tomato and basil. Stir until heated through, about 2-3 minutes.


Step 9

Add cheese and stir to incorporate.


Step 10

Serve. For a fun addition, put warm risotto in bread bowls.

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