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Microwave Risotto

Updated: Mar 24, 2021

Quick and easy, this microwave risotto is perfect when time is limited!

Makes approximately 2 servings

Preparation time is approximately 5 minutes

Cooking time is approximately 20 minutes


1 tablespoon of olive oil

125g Arborio rice (3/4 of a cup)

1 stick of celery, chopped

1/2 courgette

25g Parmesan cheese

1/2 white or red onion, finely chopped

1 carrot

1/2 litre vegetable stock

25g butter

Pinch of black pepper

Coriander (optional)

How to make your Microwave Risotto

  1. Put the oil and onion in a microwaveable bowl and cook on high for 1 minute.

  2. Stir in the rice and celery and cook on high for 1 minute.

  3. Add your stock and cook on high for 5 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, grate the carrot, courgette and Parmesan cheese. Add to the rice mix.

  5. Microwave on high for 10 minutes.

  6. Stir in the butter, black pepper and coriander (if using).

Serve with a side salad.

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