Privacy policy, ..cont… I usually read through a recipe's method before I cook, but I missed salad on the side, I was lucky I had a tomato in the fridge, but I think this could have been made more prominent in the ingredients section, or closer to the beginning. cold), well we did it in a warm/hot pan to give the Arborio some colour, I think we got it right. This rice based dish is delicious and a great way to squeeze some more vegetables into your day. Set aside. Stir in the courgettes and peas, then cook for another 5 mins or so, stirring until the rice is tender, … cont… STEP 3 Add the mascarpone and plenty of seasoning to the risotto. 28 Nov 2011, This is delicious. I don't think Risotto rice is ever like that anyway, our wasn't and it tasted like Risotto. I overcooked the bacon, only just but 30sec, it was a little hard, still nice, but I think the recipe should mention that the bacon be soft, so a low heat then? It is a bit of hard work stirring the rice all the time but it is well worth it. You can read more about our privacy policy here. It was a very filling, warm meal (November 2011 right now) and very tasty, the rice would go well with some white fish I think, so it'll be something I'm cooking again anyway, if not just for the rice, it was a good compartmentalised process, this is what one learns when cooking from scratch. This is delicious. Something went wrong. Lavez et coupez en rondelles les courgettes. cold), well we did it in a warm/hot pan to give the Arborio some colour, I think we got it right. Set aside. Add approximately 200ml of chicken stock to rice, stirring continuously until absorbed. Add the lemon juice and a ladle of hot stock, and bubble over a medium-high heat while stirring constantly. ..cont… But the recipe does not mention if it's done in a hot pan or a contained (i.e. Reheat courgettes and mushrooms, either microwave or in saucepan, and add at the end. Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2014. Let us know your name and email address, then just keep an eye on your inbox. Stir in the rice to coat it in the Melt the butter in a sturdy frying pan, add the onion and gently fry until softened. 29 Nov 2009. Fantastically delicious, easy to make risotto! Faites rissoler l'oignon coupé finement dans deux cuillerées d'huile. Stir in the grated courgettes and rice, increase the heat and sizzle while stirring for 1-2 mins. A friend and I cooked this last night, it came really well, I was a little worried about the amount of wine in the meal as the rice (at on point) smelt quite heavily of it and I don't drink, but I knew that was silly, after 1.6ltrs (which boiled down to 1.4ltrs) of chicken stock it was obviously going to be fine. 28 Nov 2011, A friend and I cooked this last night, it came really well, I was a little worried about the amount of wine in the meal as the rice (at on point) smelt quite heavily of it and I don't drink, but I knew that was silly, after 1.6ltrs (which boiled down to 1.4ltrs) of chicken stock it was obviously going to be fine. It is a bit of hard work stirring the rice all the time but it is well worth it! Also, you could have suggested smoked bacon (Pancetta) to substitute for the salt used. Please try again. While repeating the stock process, fry diced bacon in a separate pan and mix into the rice at the end. Keep cooking like this for 20-25 mins until the rice is just tender and is creamy. Put the cherry tomatoes and courgettes in a roasting tin, keeping them separate, drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil, season and roast for 10-12 mins until just tender. I don't think Risotto rice is ever like that anyway, our wasn't and it tasted like Risotto. Another part of the recipe which wasn't clear was the Arborio rice being "al dente", which I think is impossible. In the picture it looks like the mushrooms and courgettes were served seperately but I mixed it all in so there was a great mixture of flavours. But I know seasoned amateurs will know this, for some, it could be misleading. Add 1/2 of the butter and fry shallots until soft. Just check out our events calendar and see what is going on near you. But the recipe does not mention if it's done in a hot pan or a contained (i.e. Also, you could have suggested smoked bacon (Pancetta) to substitute for the salt used. cont…. We chopped the mushrooms instead of slicing them, so next time I would probably add the sliced mushrooms and keep the courgettes for the side anyway, we grated the cheese on top (after, when served) too, as Italians prefer and substituted with Parmesan instead. Back to top | All content © 2015 Cook and Eat Well | Privacy policy, 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped or pressed, 1 courgette, sliced and halves the slices, Heat the oil in the frying pan, add the onion and garlic and cook gently, Add the mushrooms and courgettes and cook gently for a further 3-4 minutes, Add the rice and cook until the rice becomes more see-through in appearance, Add about 250ml of stock to the pan and stir while bringing to the boil, Bring the pan down to a simmer and slowly add more stock, while stirring until the rice is cooked, Add the parmesan and black pepper, stir well and serve. Another part of the recipe which wasn't clear was the Arborio rice being "al dente", which I think is impossible. I usually read through a recipe's method before I cook, but I missed salad on the side, I was lucky I had a tomato in the fridge, but I think this could have been made more prominent in the ingredients section, or closer to the beginning. We found the measurements confusing for the wine also; using Centilitres really threw me but luckily my Italian friend does economics, so he worked out it was divided by 100 and so the measurements (in the UK) would have the wine come in at 12cl (which is what's on the bottle in Tesco), so just add a zero on the end. Divide the risotto between shallow bowls or plates, then scatter with the diced courgettes and any buttery juices, the pine nuts and a few pinches of lemon zest. How the hell, after nearly ultras of fluid can the rice be "al dente"?! With regards to the courgettes and mushrooms we kept them separate, although this was not obvious to us, we think we made the right choice. Stir in the Parmesan, mascarpone and some seasoning, cover with a lid or baking sheet, and set aside for 5 mins while you cook the remaining courgettes. How the hell, after nearly ultras of fluid can the rice be "al dente"?! Mushrooms and courgettes with a touch of bacon. In the picture it looks like the mushrooms and courgettes were served seperately but I mixed it all in so there was a great mixture of flavours. We found the measurements confusing for the wine also; using Centilitres really threw me but luckily my Italian friend does economics, so he worked out it was divided by 100 and so the measurements (in the UK) would have the wine come in at 12cl (which is what's on the bottle in Tesco), so just add a zero on the end.