Marcus Wareing's pea and pancetta risotto recipe

6 ratings Rate
  • Serves 8
  • 5mins to prepare and 35mins to cook
  • 535 calories / serving
Share
Rate
Rate
Binder
Add this recipe to your binder.
Add
Mealplan
MWR040 gbcs tesco shoot 0401  802 (h)

Risotto is a type of Italian rice that is cooked in broth to a creamy consistency containing butter, wine or onion. Serve alongside meat or fish for a hearty dish.

Bring the chicken stock to boil in a large pan. Into another separate pan, sweat the onions in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. 

Once the onion has softened, add rice and leave to cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring on a reduced heat.

Add a splash of wine and continue stirring. Gradually start adding the stock using a ladle. Wait until each spoonful of stock is absorbed before commencing onto the next.

After 10 minutes, into a separate pan fry the pancetta and mushrooms using the remaining oil. Once lightly coloured, stir into the rice mix.

Continue adding the stock, stirring occasionally until the liquid is completely absorbed into the rice mix.

Add in the mascarpone and Parmesan, followed by the butter and peas. Stir then cook until the peas are cooked through.

If you find the risotto too thick, add a little more stock or water. Double check the seasoning. To serve just sprinkle over some parsley when spooned into bowls.

See all Cooking with Kids recipes 


Text
ingredients
Email recipe details
Print recipe
  • Ingredients

  • 260g (8oz) risotto rice
  • 2l chicken stock
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 100g (3½oz) pancetta
  • 250g (8oz) button mushrooms
  • 300g (10oz) mascarpone
  • 100g (3½oz) Parmesan, grated
  • 85g (3oz) butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 150ml (5fl oz) white wine
  • 1 handful frozen peas
  • 1 handful chopped parsley
  • 30ml (2tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
Shop ingredients
Ways to shop
Look out for this basket to buy recipe ingredients.
Find out more

or
  • Energy 2224kj 535kcal 27%
  • Fat 40g 57%
  • Saturates 22g 110%
  • Sugars 3g 3%
  • Salt 1.8g 30%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 29.5g Protein 11.2g Fibre 1.7g

Convert

Suggested tips & skills

Text me the ingredients

Simply enter your mobile number below to receive the ingredients for this recipe by text

Please enter a valid UK or Ireland mobile phone number

Terms of Use. We will send you a text containing the list of ingredients for this recipe and a link to access the method. This will not cost you anything. If a message is undelivered we will only attempt to resend for up to 24 hours. This service involves no registration or subscription.