Bacon & Brussel Sprout Risotto

AuthorEve
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A quick and easy supper dish

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Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

 150g x Arborio Rice
 1 x onion chopped
 1 x yellow pepper chopped
 200g x Brussel sprouts halved
 2x garlic cloves chopped
 200g x Smoked bacon
 2x chicken stock cubes
 Spring onion to garnish
 700ml water
 S & P

1

Lightly fry chopped garlic,onion,pepper and sprouts

2

Place bacon on a microwave tray,cover with paper towel and microwave on high 4-6 mns till crispy then set aside till later. Or grill if preferred.

3

Add dry Arborio rice to the pan with the garlic and veg and stir till it absorbs the flavours.

4

Dissolve the stock cubes in boiling water and add to rice mixture.

5

Stir once to blend all ingredients

6

Put lid on pan and cook on low/medium heat for 20 mns

7

No need to keep stirring.

8

Once rice has absorbed all the water take it off the heat and stir in the chopped crispy bacon

9

Garnish with the dark leaves of spring onion

10

S & P to taste.

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Ingredients

 150g x Arborio Rice
 1 x onion chopped
 1 x yellow pepper chopped
 200g x Brussel sprouts halved
 2x garlic cloves chopped
 200g x Smoked bacon
 2x chicken stock cubes
 Spring onion to garnish
 700ml water
 S & P

Directions

1

Lightly fry chopped garlic,onion,pepper and sprouts

2

Place bacon on a microwave tray,cover with paper towel and microwave on high 4-6 mns till crispy then set aside till later. Or grill if preferred.

3

Add dry Arborio rice to the pan with the garlic and veg and stir till it absorbs the flavours.

4

Dissolve the stock cubes in boiling water and add to rice mixture.

5

Stir once to blend all ingredients

6

Put lid on pan and cook on low/medium heat for 20 mns

7

No need to keep stirring.

8

Once rice has absorbed all the water take it off the heat and stir in the chopped crispy bacon

9

Garnish with the dark leaves of spring onion

10

S & P to taste.

Bacon & Brussel Sprout Risotto

8 thoughts on “Bacon & Brussel Sprout Risotto

  1. I adapted this slightly by frying the bacon in with the veg from the beginning and adding peas at the end. It tasted nice but was quite watery so next time I will reduce the stock slightly and also going to use bacon medallions to reduce the calories.

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