Pea and mint risotto recipe

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This tasty dish is quite a healthy choice as it has less fat than most risottos, and with the great minty flavour- you should definitely give it a try.

  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Preparation Time30 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Cost RangeNot
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories385 Kcal19%
Sugar0g g0%
Fat12 g17%
Saturated Fat7g g35%

This tasty dish has less fat than most risottos and that along with its great minty flavour makes it definitely worth a try.


  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 125g arborio risotto rice
  • 1 vegetable stock cube, with 450ml boiling water
  • 125g frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • Butter
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Parmesan




  1. Heat a large knob of butter in a pan and add the onion. Cook for 3 minutes then stir in the rice.
  2. Add a ladleful of stock and stir, until absorbed. Keep adding stock until you have used it all. The rice should be plump and tender.
  3. Stir in the peas and simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in the mint and season. If you're fond of Parmesan, sprinkle some on before serving.

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