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Risi Bisi Recipe

Risi Bisi Recipe

4 servings

 

Ingredients:

1 small onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 1/2 cups arborio rice

2 teaspoons dried basil leaves

1 1/2 quarts reduced-sodium vegetable broth

8 ounces frozen tiny peas

1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Salt and pepper, to taste

Method:

Saute onion and garlic in lightly greased large saucepan until tender, about 5 minutes. Add rice and basil, stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes.

 

Heat broth to boiling in medium saucepan, reduce heat to low to keep broth hot. Add broth to rice mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring over medium heat until broth is absorbed before adding another 1/2 cup. Continue process until rice is al dente and mixture is creamy, 20 to 25 minutes, stir in peas during last 10 minutes of cooking time. Stir in Parmesan cheese, season to taste with salt and pepper.

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