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English Pea Risotto

 

English Pea Risotto

Prep Time: 26 Mins Cooking Time: 47 Mins Total Time: 1 Hour 13 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch green onions 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine 
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces 
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen petite English peas
  • 2 cups pea vine leaves
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions:

  1. Place green onions on a lightly greased rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 13 to 15 minutes. Chop onions, and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; add shallot and garlic, and sauté 30 seconds. Stir in wine; cook, stirring constantly, 4 minutes or until wine is almost evaporated.
  3. Add rice. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium; add 1/2 cup broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until broth is absorbed. Repeat procedure with remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time. (Total cooking time is about 22 minutes.)
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients.