Bacon and Pea Risotto

Bacon and Pea Risotto


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About this recipe: This risotto has comfort food written all over it. Risotto rice is simmered with green pepper, peas and bacon. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.


Serves: 4 

  • 300g Arborio (risotto) rice
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 75g frozen peas
  • 3 rashers bacon, chopped
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 40g grated Parmesan cheese
  • oil for frying
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Heat some oil in a large frying pan until hot. Fry onion until soft.
  2. Add bacon, pepper and celery and cook until bacon is crispy.
  3. Add rice and stir for 1 minute.
  4. Add stock and stir to mix. Simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. When rice is creamy, turn off heat and add peas.
  6. Stand for a few minutes and serve sprinkled with cheese.

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