Basil Tomato Risotto

Basil Tomato Risotto

Enjoy our vegetarian recipe Basil Tomato Risotto by feastr. Ideal to lose weight. Balanced and very tasty.

Nutritional information:

Calories2529 kJ (604 kcal)
Protein18 g
Fat14 g
Carbohydrates88 g
Fiber7 g


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Recipe instructions:


Finely chop the garlic and onion and put them both into a bowl.

  • 1 Garlic clove (~ 0.1 oz)
    1 Garlic clove (~ 0.1 oz)
  • 1 Onion, red (~ 3 oz)
    1 Onion, red (~ 3 oz)

Heat the olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Sauté the onions and garlic until the onions turn translucent.

  • 1 tsp Olive oil
    1 tsp Olive oil

Add the rice and fry until translucent. Deglaze with white wine and let simmer for approx. 2-3 minutes before adding the tomato paste.

  • ½ cup Arborio rice
    ½ cup Arborio rice
  • 2 ⁠½ Tbsp White wine
    2 ⁠½ Tbsp White wine
  • 1 tsp Tomato paste
    1 tsp Tomato paste

Turn the heat to low. Stir in the vegetable broth, season with basil and pepper, put the lid on the pot and let simmer for approx. 20 minutes. Stir occasionally and let simmer until the rice is almost cooked but still has some bite to it.

  • 1 cup Vegetable broth
    1 cup Vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp Basil leaves, dried
    1 tsp Basil leaves, dried
  • Black pepper
    Black pepper

Dice the tomatoes, coarsely chop the basil and grate the cheese.

  • 2 Tomatoes (~ 8.5 oz)
    2 Tomatoes (~ 8.5 oz)
  • 10 leaves of Basil, fresh (~ 0.1 oz)
    10 leaves of Basil, fresh (~ 0.1 oz)
  • 0.9 oz Italian style hard cheese
    0.9 oz Italian style hard cheese

When the risotto is al dente, stir in the grated cheese, tomatoes, and basil, let sit for approx. 2-3 minutes and serve.

  • Salt
  • Black pepper
    Black pepper

Enjoy your meal!