Asparagus Risotto

PennyAuthorPenny
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I like this recipe as it doesn’t use wine ,  but you can some some stock for wine if liked

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Yields1 Serving

 1 tablespoon butter
 1 finely chopped onion
 3 crushed cloves of garlic
 3/4-1lb of asparagus
 1.5 cups of arborio rice
 4 cups of chicken or veg stock
 The rind of an old Parmesan cheese ( optional )
 1/4 cup of cream
 1 cup of grated parmesan
 1/4 cup freshly chopped basil
 Fresh black pepper

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Melt the butter in a frying pan

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Add the onions and cook for about 4-5 minutes

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Add the garlic and cook for another minute

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Add the rice and stir to coat in the butter

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Add 1/2 cup of the stock and stir until absorbed

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Add the Parmesan rind if using

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Add the asparagus

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Continue to add the stock 1/2 cup at a time and stir till absorbed

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After about 25 minutes add the grated Parmesan cream and basil

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Stir through gently add black pepper to taste

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Remove rind and serve with a little extra Parmesan if liked

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Ingredients

 1 tablespoon butter
 1 finely chopped onion
 3 crushed cloves of garlic
 3/4-1lb of asparagus
 1.5 cups of arborio rice
 4 cups of chicken or veg stock
 The rind of an old Parmesan cheese ( optional )
 1/4 cup of cream
 1 cup of grated parmesan
 1/4 cup freshly chopped basil
 Fresh black pepper

Directions

1

Melt the butter in a frying pan

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5

Add the onions and cook for about 4-5 minutes

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9

Add the garlic and cook for another minute

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11
12

Add the rice and stir to coat in the butter

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16

Add 1/2 cup of the stock and stir until absorbed

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20

Add the Parmesan rind if using

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Add the asparagus

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Continue to add the stock 1/2 cup at a time and stir till absorbed

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After about 25 minutes add the grated Parmesan cream and basil

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Stir through gently add black pepper to taste

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Remove rind and serve with a little extra Parmesan if liked

Asparagus Risotto