FreeFrom Broccoli and Coconut Milk Risotto
Wheat, gluten, corn, soya, dairy & egg free; can be nut free
An unexpected, but very delicious, combination.
3 tbsp olive oil
1 large leek, sliced very finely
2–3 small, fresh green chillis
250g / 9oz risotto rice
400ml / 14fl oz coconut milk
600ml / 20fl oz wheat and gluten-free vegetable stock
2 large heads of broccoli
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
70g / 2 1/2oz pine nuts (toasted) or roasted cashews
Heat the oil in a wide, flat pan and add the leek and chillis. Fry gently for 8–10 minutes or until they have softened.
Add the rice, stir around well and then add the coconut milk and the stock.
Stir well and bring to the boil. Simmer briskly for 15–20 minutes or until most of the liquid has been absorbed.
Meanwhile, cut the broccoli heads into small florets and steam briskly for 3–5 minutes or until lightly cooked but still slightly crunchy.
Season the risotto to taste then gently stir in the pine or cashew nuts and the broccoli and serve at once.
Serves 6 – per portion
426cals – 10g protein
26g total fat – 11g sat / 6g mono / 5.5g poly
39g carbohydrate of which 2.5g sugar
2.2g fibre – 55mg sodium / 0.13g salt
Good Source of: Vitamin B6, C & folate
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