Mix Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Mix Vegetable Risotto is a creamy, cheesy, Italian inspired rice dish loved by kids and adults alike.  Arborio rice, Onion, Mixed vegetables, Garlic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Whole Black Peppercorns, Vegetable stock, Butter (Salted), Ricotta Cheese, Fresh Herbs, Parmesan cheese   1 cup Arborio rice 1 Onion , finely chopped 1 cup Mixed vegetables , chopped and blanched (you can use peas, carrots, capsicum, broccoli etc.) 3 cloves Garlic , minced 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , crushed 3 cups Vegetable stock , (or as required) 2 tablespoon Butter (Salted) 3 tablespoon Ricotta Cheese Fresh Herbs , as required for garnish (you can basil, thyme, rosemary, parsley etc) Parmesan cheese , shavings as required     10   25     To begin making the mix vegetable Risotto, first warm the stock.Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic and onion. Sauté till the onion just softens, but does not brown.Add the rice and stir. Sauté for a minute till the rice starts getting translucent.Add a ladleful of the warm stock. Stir and cook till the stock almost evaporates.Add another ladleful of stock. Stir and cook again. Repeat till the rice is just cooked, till it still has a bite to it.Add the vegetables and stir. Take it off the heat. Add pepper, ricotta cheese and butter.Mix and keep covered for a minute or two till it becomes creamy. Garnish with parmesan cheese and herbs and serve immediately.Serve Mix Vegetable Risotto along with Pizza Margherita for a weekend night dinner.