Roasted Vegetable Risotto

Updated: Jun 30, 2020

Roasted Vegetable Risotto
General Information
  • TypeEntrees
  • DifficultyEasy
  • FlavorSavory
  • Estimated Time1 hour 2 minutes
  • Yield4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • Tomato
    Tomato
  • Bell Pepper
    Bell Pepper
  • Black Pepper
    Black Pepper
  • Salt
    Salt
  • Olive Oil
    Olive Oil
  • Garlic
    Garlic
  • Onion
    Onion
  • vegetable broth
    vegetable broth
  • Balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar
  • Parsley
    Parsley
  • Rice
    Rice
  • 1 cup of Tomato (diced)
  • 1 Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 2 cups of Zucchini (sliced or diced)
  • Black Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 3 teaspoons of Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves of Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Onion (diced)
  • 2 cups of Vegetable broth (or water)
  • 1 tablespoon of Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup of Tomato puree
  • 5 Sun-dried tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/2 cup of Parsley (chopped)
  • 1 cup of Rice (risotto variety)

Directions

This delicious and easy-to-make risotto is made with roasted vegetables, which adds layers of flavor and texture to this dish. It is also rich in key vitamins and minerals for a well-rounded nutrition, including zucchini's manganese, bell pepper's folate, and tomato's lycopene. This roasted vegetable risotto can be enjoyed on its own or alongside lean protein, including chickpeas, beans, or tofu. 

  1. Start by roasting the vegetables: Place ticed tomatoes, bell peppers, and zucchini on a baking sheet. Coat them with one tablespoon of olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bake at 350 degrees F (176 degrees C) for half an hour.(30 minutes)
  2. Then sauté the onions in two tablespoons of olive oil on medium high heat.(5 minutes)
  3. Add the garlic and cook it for anothe minute before adding the rice.(2 minutes)
  4. Add the tomato puree, vinegar, vegetable broth, and give it all a good mix. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring every now and then.(20 minutes)
  5. Add the roasted vegetables, sun-dfried tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Cook it for a few more minutes until the rice is soft. Add more broth or water if the mixture starts to stick to the bottom.(5 minutes)
  6. Turn the heat off and add the parsley. Enjoy!