Spicy Risotto

This spicy risotto makes a great accompaniment to any roast or meatloaf.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 35 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 Italian peppers, seeded and diced
  • 2 large yellow onions, peeled and diced
  • ½ bulb fresh garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • ½ cup pinot noir or other red drinking wine of choice
  • 5½ cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 fresh plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 4 sprigs fresh marjoram or oregano, chopped
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat the oil to medium temperature in a large frying pan. Lightly sauté the peppers, onion, garlic, and rice for 2 minutes. Pour in the wine, and stir until absorbed. Add the stock ½ cup at a time, stirring frequently and allowing each addition to be completely absorbed before adding the next. Continue until all the stock is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  • Add the tomato sauce, tomatoes, and marjoram. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 Italian peppers, seeded and diced
  • 2 large yellow onions, peeled and diced
  • ½ bulb fresh garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • ½ cup pinot noir or other red drinking wine of choice
  • 5½ cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 fresh plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 4 sprigs fresh marjoram or oregano, chopped
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat the oil to medium temperature in a large frying pan. Lightly sauté the peppers, onion, garlic, and rice for 2 minutes. Pour in the wine, and stir until absorbed. Add the stock ½ cup at a time, stirring frequently and allowing each addition to be completely absorbed before adding the next. Continue until all the stock is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  • Add the tomato sauce, tomatoes, and marjoram. Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium330mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars7g
Protein7g