Risotto with Tomatoes and Parmesan

Posted by: RisaG 11-12-99 7:44 PM

Risotto with Tomatoes and Parmesan (microwave)

Recipe By : RisaG
Serving Size : 2 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Rice Dishes

Amount Measure Ingredient, Preparation Method
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3 cups vegetable broth
1 cup tomato sauce
2 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 shallot, minced
2 bay leaves, pref fresh
fine sea salt, to taste
1 cup Arborio rice
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Place butter, oil and shallots in microwaveable dish large enough to fit rice when it is cooked. Put in microwave and cook on high for 3 minutes. Add rice. Stir well. Cook on high for 2 minutes until rice is a bit translucent.

Add tomato sauce, broth, bay leaves and salt and cook on high for 15 minutes, uncovered. Remove from microwave and stir well. Add a little of Parmesan cheese, mix and put back in microwave. Cook on high for 12 minutes. Remove bay leaves. Take out and let it sit for a few minutes.

When you serve, sprinkle more of Parmesan cheese right into dish and stir well. Then serve. Serve with salad as a main entree or as an appetizer before a meal.

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