Sunday, 18 January 2015

Courgette, Rocket & Triple the Cheese Risotto

Courgette, Rocket & Triple the Cheese Risotto

This is the most luxurious rich and delicious cheats risotto, for those days when you're in need of something hearty that's a complete indulgence. 

Preparation Time - 5-10 minutes 
Cooking Time - 20-30 minutes
Feeds- 4- 6

Ingredients - 
Large knob of butter
1 White onion - Diced
2 Cups of Alborio/ Risotto rice
Sprinkle of sea salt
Generous sprinkle of white pepper and freshly ground black pepper
3 1/2 Cups of vegetable stock
1 Cup of white wine
2 Courgettes - Finely chopped
2 Large handfuls of rocket
150g Gorgonzola / Colston Basset 
70g Parmesan - Finely Grated
50g Mature Cheddar - Finely grated
2 Handfuls of breadcrumbs

Start with adding a knob of butter to a large pan, allow to melt then add in the rice and stir, add in the seasoning and continue to stir for 2-3 minutes. Pour in the white wine and stock, turn up the heat until the liquid comes to boil. Continue to stir for a few minutes then add in your chopped courgettes and rocket, transfer to an ovenproof dish, add in chunks of Gorgonzola, mix then sprinkle over the parmesan cheddar and breadcrumbs. Cook for 12-15 minutes on 180 degrees Celsius until golden and crisp. 
Serve immediately. 

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