Roasted Tenderstem® Broccoli and Baby Plum Tomato Risotto
with Italian Style Cheese and Balsamic Drizzle
This delicious Roasted Asparagus and Baby Plum Tomato Risotto has been expertly designed by our chefs as a lighter option to help with a balanced lifestyle.
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the war in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.
Vegetable Stock Paste
Baby Plum Tomatoes
Sun-Dried Tomato Paste
Grated Hard Italian Style Cheese
(Contains Milk, Egg)
Not included in your delivery
Boiled Water for the Risotto
Preheat your oven to 220°C/200°C fan/gas mark 7. Boil a full kettle.
To make your stock, add the boiled water for the risotto (see pantry for amount) to a medium saucepan on high heat.
Stir in the veg stock paste. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to the lowest setting.
Meanwhile, halve, peel and chop the shallot into small pieces.
Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
Halve any thick broccoli stems lengthways.
Heat a drizzle of oil in a large, wide-bottomed pan on medium heat. Once hot, add the shallot and cook until softened, 3-4 mins. Stir in the garlic, then cook for 1 min more.
Add the risotto rice, stir and cook until the edges of the rice are translucent, 1-2 mins.
To make your risotto, stir a ladle of stock into the rice. When the stock has been absorbed by the rice, stir in another ladle of stock.
Keep the pan on medium heat and continue stirring in stock, letting it absorb each time.
The cooking time should take 20-25 mins and your risotto is done when your rice is ‘al dente’ - cooked through but with a tiny bit of firmness left in the middle.
When the risotto has about 10 mins cooking time left, pop the broccoli and baby plum tomatoes onto a large baking tray. Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.
Roast on the middle shelf of your oven until tender, 10-12 mins.
When the risotto is cooked, remove from the heat. Stir through the sun-dried tomato paste, hard Italian style cheese and mix in the butter (see pantry for amount). Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
When the veg is roasted, serve the risotto in bowls with the broccoli and tomatoes on top.
Finish with a drizzle of the balsamic glaze.