Easy risotto with bacon & peas
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 1 onion
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- knob of butter
- 6 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
- 300g risotto rice
- 1l hot vegetable stock
- 100g frozen peas
- freshly grated parmesan, to serve
- STEP 1
Finely chop 1 onion. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil and a knob of butter in a pan, add the onions and fry until lightly browned (about 7 minutes).
- STEP 2
Add 6 chopped rashers streaky bacon and fry for a further 5 minutes, until it starts to crisp.
- STEP 3
Add 300g risotto rice and 1l hot vegetable stock, and bring to the boil. Stir well, then reduce the heat and cook, covered, for 15-20 minutes until the rice is almost tender.
- STEP 4
Stir in 100g frozen peas, add a little salt and pepper and cook for a further 3 minutes, until the peas are cooked.
- STEP 5
Serve sprinkled with freshly grated parmesan and freshly ground black pepper.