Spinach Risotto

Fancy channelling your inner Popeye? Then try this delicious Spinach Risotto.  Bursting with flavour and deliciously creamy, yet coming in at less than 450 calories per portion.

Risotto is a great one pot dish, that’s perfect anytime of the year, and ready in around 30 minutes, so a great meal for any day of the week.

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Spinach Risotto


  • Author: Rachel Wilcock
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Deliciously creamy vegetarian risotto


Ingredients

Scale

1 onion, diced

1 ½ cup (300g) risotto

rice, dry

1.2l vegetable stock

225g spinach, frozen

85g parmesan

2 tbsp. olive oil

Salt and pepper


Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat. Add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes until softened.
  2. Next add in the rice and cook for a further 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Now lower the heat and add in the vegetable stock 1 cup at a time, stirring frequently. Wait until all the stock has been almost absorbed into the rice before adding the next cup.
  4. Keep repeating the process for about 16-18 minutes, until rice is cooked.
  5. Stir in the spinach and cook until warmed through.
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in the parmesan cheese.
  7. Season to taste with a little more salt and pepper if necessary and serve immediately
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30

Nutrition

  • Calories: 449

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