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Bacon and Pea Risotto


Serves 4 - perfect so Beewee, the risotto disliker, can have something else instead :)

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  • 1 onion
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • knob of butter
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon
  • 300g risotto
  • 1l vegetable stock
  • 100g frozen peas
  • seasoning


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 45mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Finely chop the onion.
Make up the stock according to pack instructions. Try to keep hot.

Step 2

Heat the oil and butter in a pan.
Add the onion and fry until lightly browned (7 mins).
Add the bacon and fry until it begins to crisp. (5 mins)

Step 3

Add the rice and the hot stock and bring to the boil.

Step 4

Stir well.
Reduce heat and cover.
Cook for 15-20 mins until rice is almost tender.

Step 5

Stir in the peas and add seasoning.
Cook for further 3 mins until peas are cooked.

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