Properoni Risotto

INGREDIENTS

  • 120g butter
  • Properoni sliced
  • 100 g shallots, chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, sliced
  • 300g Risotto Rice
  • 100 ml White Wine (optional)
  • 1000 ml Vegetable or Chicken Stock fresh or made from 1 stock cube
  • 100 g Parmesan
  • 70 g Butter
  • 30 g chives, chopped
  • A small box of Mix Italian Micro herbs (80g) or Rocket

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a medium-size pot add 50g butter add Properoni fry for 2 minutes then add shallots and garlic fry for 4 minutes.

  2. Stir the rice in and fry for 2 minutes, until the rice is heated up. Add 100ml white wine. Wait until it fully evaporates. If you do not use wine, you can skip this part.

  3. Add 1/2 of the stock and cook on medium-high heat for 17-20 minutes, until rice fully cooked, but still al dente. Keep adding stock, 1 ladle at a time when it’s absorbed by the rice. (If you need run out of stock, you can add water.)

  4. Add chives, butter, parmesan and stir them in with a spatula until the cheese in the butter dissolved to a creamy consistency. Check for seasoning and add freshly ground pepper

  5. Crown the risotto with the Micro herbs. If using rocket season it with a dash of olive oil salt and pepper.