Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Risotto is one of the best meals when you want some carbs, want some time to switch-off as rather weirdly I find stirring risotto rather therapeutic. Mum this is your fault! This risotto was a sort of open the cupboard and see what vegetables/meat I have to throw together.

Using a leek, 2 red peppers and a yellow pepper.

Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Herbs were oregano, garlic and smoked paprika.

Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Add some oil to a heated pan, fry your chopped leek and peppers for 2-3 minutes.

Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Add the herbs and spices, stirring to ensure they don’t burn onto the pan.

Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Add the chorizo.

Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Add the risotto rice, fry for a minute or so, then add white wine and reduce.

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Now for the relaxing part, add the vegetable stock a tablespoon at a time. Only adding more in once the liquid is absorbed.

Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Saute some spinach.

Chorizo & Pepper Risotto

Mix in some cream and you are done.

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