Oven-Baked Chorizo and Tomato Risotto
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Oven-Baked Chorizo and Tomato Risotto

Oven-Baked Chorizo and Tomato Risotto

with Hard Italian Cheese, Rocket and Balsamic Drizzle

This Oven-Baked Chorizo and Tomato Risotto is bursting full of flavours and makes the perfect dinner night option from HelloFresh. Cook up a fresh start!

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Preparation Time40 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes


serving amount

1 unit(s)


90 grams

Diced Chorizo

3 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

125 grams

Baby Plum Tomatoes

175 grams

Risotto Rice

15 grams

Chicken Stock Paste

25 grams

Sun-Dried Tomato Paste

40 grams

Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese

(Contains Milk, Egg)

20 grams

Wild Rocket

12 milliliter(s)

Balsamic Glaze

(Contains Sulphites)

Not included in your delivery

600 milliliter(s)

Boiled Water for the Risotto

20 grams



Nutritional information

Energy (kJ)3157 kJ
Energy (kcal)755 kcal
Fat32.7 g
of which saturates15.4 g
Carbohydrate85.5 g
of which sugars11.2 g
Protein27.5 g
Salt5 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.


Large Oven-Proof Pan
Garlic Press
Aluminum Foil
Baking Tray


Start to Prep

Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7. Boil a full kettle.

Halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces. 

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large, wide-bottomed ovenproof pan on medium-high heat. TIP: If you don't have an ovenproof pan, use a normal pan and transfer to an ovenproof dish before baking.

Fry and Prep the Parcel

Once hot, add the onion and diced chorizo to the pan and stir-fry until the onion has softened and the chorizo has started to brown, 4-5 mins.

Meanwhile, peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).

Pop the tomatoes onto a piece of foil with a drizzle of oil. Stir through half the garlic. Season with salt and pepper.

Fold the foil, sealing on all sides to create a parcel. Set aside for now.

Bake the Risotto

Meanwhile, add the risotto rice and remaining garlic to the ovenproof pan, stir and cook until the edges of the rice are translucent, 1-2 mins.

Pour the boiled water for the risotto (see pantry for amount) and chicken stock paste into the risotto rice. Stir to combine.

Bring back up to the boil, then pop a lid on the pan (or cover with foil).

Bake on the middle shelf of your oven until the rice is cooked and the water has been absorbed, 25-30 mins.

Roast the Tomatoes

Pop the tomato parcel onto a small baking tray.

Roast on the bottom shelf of your oven until softened, 15-20 mins.

Add the Flavour

When the risotto is cooked, remove it from the oven and stir through the sun-dried tomato paste, butter (see pantry for amount) and hard Italian style cheese.

Season to taste with salt and pepper if needed. TIP: Add a splash of water to loosen the risotto if needed.


Share the oven-baked risotto between your serving bowls.

Spoon over the roasted tomatoes along with their juices. Top with the rocket leaves.

Drizzle over the balsamic glaze to finish.