Quick & Easy Tomato Risotto

Our first holiday cooking guide of spring 2017 is possibly our easiest to date, all you will require is a microwave & 8 readily available ingredients.

The latest installment in our series of holiday cooking guides is very caravan friendly & adaptable.

Tomato risotto recipe

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Easy to make Scale for ease of cooking 5 mins prep time Clock icon for cooking
Serves 4 people
cooking for people 4 20 mins cook time Clock icon for cooking

Ingredients Required

  • 250g of risotto rice
  • 200ml of vegetable stock
  • 500ml of carton passata (tomato sauce)
  • 500g of cherry tomatoes
  • x1 onion (finely chopped)
  • x4 rashers of bacon (optional)
  • 100g of mozzarella (drained & cut into chunks)
  • Parmesan cheese (for grating)
  • Chopped basil (to garnish)

Cooking Instructions

  1. Place the risotto rice, onion & half the butter into a microwavable bowl, cover & cook on a high heat for 3 mins.
  2. Stir in the vegetable stock & passata.
  3. Continue to cook (this time uncovered) for another 10 minutes.
  4. Stir the bowls contents, before adding in the cherry tomatoes & mozzarella.
  5. Microwave for another 8 minutes (until the rice is soft).
  6. If you fancy adding bacon, fry up 4 rations & chop into small pieces. (alternatively buy lardons)
  7. Leave the bowl to cool down for a few minutes before stirring in the other half of the butter.
  8. Stir in some chopped basil & grated parmesan before serving to your lucky guests.

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