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Crunchy bacon flavored salami crumble to sprinkle on pasta, soups and risotto... It all started as a kind of experiment actually!

Pea Risotto

My green pea risotto, a timeless Italian classic then! Risotto is one of the easiest yet most underestimated dishes to prepare.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword salami crumble
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 480 kcal

Ingredients

  • 7 oz risotto rice (200 g)
  • 1 medium garlic clove chopped
  • ½ small onion diced
  • 2 cups vegetable stock 480 ml, warm
  • 6 oz frozen green peas 170 g
  • 3,5 oz parmesan cheese 100 g, grated
  • a handful fresh mint chopped
  • a handful fresh chives chopped
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. 1. Heat a splash of olive oil in a pan and then add the chopped garlic and onion.

  2. 2. Cook for 4 minutes until fragrant. Then add the risotto rice and stir well.

  3. 3. Add some of the vegetable stock and cook over medium heat until it has vaporized.

  4. 4. Repeat this until the risotto rice is nearly tender. Then add the frozen peas and butter.

  5. 5. Season with pepper and salt. Stir the risotto well. Add the parmesan cheese, fresh mint and chives.

  6. 6. Stir well again. Cook for a couple of minutes until the cheese has melted away. Then check the seasoning and add extra pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Scoop the creamy risotto onto deep plates. Garnish with the salami crumble and serve.

  7. Crunchy bacon flavored salami crumble to sprinkle on pasta, soups and risotto... It all started as a kind of experiment actually!