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Summer risotto recipes

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Stir up a comforting yet light risotto full of seasonal flavours. Our summery rice dishes make the most of courgettes, broad beans, peas, tomatoes, crab, prawns and plenty more.

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  • Courgette & broad bean risotto with basil pesto served in a white bowl

    Courgette & broad bean risotto with basil pesto

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    Make this vibrant risotto with courgettes and broad beans to make the most of summer veg. Swirl through homemade pesto for a fabulous starter or main

  • Creamy tomato risotto

    Creamy tomato risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.226 ratings

    A budget rice dish flavoured with rosemary, basil and sweet cherry tomatoes. An ideal midweek supper

  • Courgette & lemon risotto

    Courgette & lemon risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.113 ratings

    An easy vegetarian one-pot risotto - simply stir in your seasonal veg, simmer and enjoy

  • A risotto for early summer

    Summer risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    A deliciously creamy summer risotto packed full of veg and seasonal flavours. Not too rich, this is the ideal summer main course

  • Barley & broad bean risotto served in a pan

    Barley & broad bean risotto

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Swap rice for pearl barley to make this broad bean risotto with ricotta and herbs. It's easy to prepare and makes an easy midweek meal that's full of flavour

  • Baked tomato, mozzarella & basil risotto in a large casserole dish

    Baked tomato, mozzarella & basil risotto

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.14 ratings

    Imagine all the best bits of arancini – a golden, crunchy exterior; cheesy, oozing rice – in risotto form and you have this moreish baked tomato, mozzarella and basil risotto. It's deliciously comforting

  • Crab risotto

    Crab risotto

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.11 ratings

    Canned crabmeat makes a delicious addition to this quick and easy risotto with frozen peas and herbs - ready in just 35 minutes

  • Tomato & courgette risotto

    Tomato & courgette risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.56 ratings

    Roast a glut of summer vegetables and serve in this creamy Italian classic, finished with mascarpone and grated Parmesan

  • Barley & broccoli risotto with lemon & basil

    Barley & broccoli risotto with lemon & basil

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 ratings

    Barley and broccoli are packed with vitamins to lower cholesterol and regulate your appetite. This vegan, low-calorie supper will keep you fuller for longer

  • Pea risotto

    Pea risotto

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

    This risotto makes the most of peas with a pea purée, pea shoots and cooked sweet little peas

  • Pesto & goat's cheese risotto

    Pesto & goat's cheese risotto

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.47 ratings

    A risotto that's bursting with fresh Italian flavours - simple to make, it's the perfect no-fuss midweek meal for two

  • Creamy beetroot risotto

    Creamy beetroot risotto

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.115 ratings

    This vivid risotto is simply baked in the oven, so there's no need to spend lots of time at the stove stirring

  • Summer courgette risotto

    Vegan courgette risotto

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.37 ratings

    This fresh vegan one-pot supper makes the most of the season's fresh produce - plus it's a great way to get kids to eat their veg

  • Pea, broad bean & rocket risotto with chicken

    Pea, broad bean & rocket risotto with chicken

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This fresh, spring risotto has great depth as it’s made from a stock of the pea pods, asparagus ends, and parsley stalks. There's less waste, more flavour

  • Courgette risotto in bowl

    Creamy courgette risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.76 ratings

    This melt-in-the-mouth vegetarian dish served with pine nuts and fried courgettes is everything a traditional Italian risotto should be

  • Oven-baked risotto

    Oven-baked risotto

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.441 ratings

    Cook this simple storecupboard risotto in the oven while you get on with something else – the result is still wonderfully creamy

  • Quick tomato risotto

    Quick tomato risotto

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.53 ratings

    Making risotto doesn't have to involve hours of stirring over the stove, as this easy tomato recipe proves

  • A serving of crab & saffron risotto in a bowl

    Crab & saffron risotto

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this crab and saffron risotto for a comforting family supper. A good risotto starts with the rice - try to use a quality carnaroli or arborio rice

  • Lemony prawn & pea risotto

    Lemony prawn & pea risotto

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.112 ratings

    Stirring can be strangely soothing, as you'll find when preparing this summery seafood risotto

  • Baked asparagus risotto

    Baked asparagus risotto

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.17 ratings

    Cooking your Italian rice in the oven saves you laborious stirring time - plus this one's low in fat and calories

  • Easy peasy risotto with chilli & mint crumbs

    Easy peasy risotto with chilli & mint crumbs

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    This cheap pea risotto doesn't skimp on flavour, with lemon zest and Italian-style hard cheese, such as pecorino or Parmesan

  • Prawn risotto

    Prawn risotto

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    Try this authentic seafood risotto, typical of Venetian cooking

  • Risotto with peas & broad beans

    Risotto with peas & broad beans

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Angela Hartnett celebrates sweet and tender seasonal broad beans with this fresh, zingy risotto

  • Healthier risotto primavera

    Healthier risotto primavera

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Angela Nilsen works her magic on this favourite Italian rice dish, making it low-fat and nourishing

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