Mushroom risotto

10 min to prep - 45 min to cook - 3 portion(s)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of arborio rice
  • 2 cups of mushrooms (wild ones are the best)
  • 1/2 cup of vegan parmesan
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1.5 cup of light beer
  • 2 tablespoons of vegan butter
  • 3 tsp of fresh thyme
  • a pinch of salt
  • a pinch of pepper
  • green onions or chives

Steps

  1. Roughly cut the mushrooms in medium sized-chunks
  2. Heat up 4 cups of vegetable broth in a pot until simmering, keep at that temperature throughout the cooking process, also keep a cup nearby to transfer the broth
  3. Put 1 tablespoon of vegan butter in a pan with the cut mushrooms and cook them slowly until they are slightly browned
  4. Put the remaining 1 tablespoon of vegan butter in a large pot and add 1 1/2 cups of arborio rice, roast the rice on high intensity for 2-3 minutes in the butter
  5. Lower the burner of the rice to low and start adding the broth to the rice, 1 cup at a time, stirring while the rice cooks and absorbs the broth, then adding more
  6. Once all the broth as been absorbed the rice should have doubled in size, it’s time to add 1.5 cup of light beer to the rice and cook it a bit more while stirring
  7. Once the beer has absorbed, turn off the heat and add 3 tsp of fresh thyme, the cooked mushrooms, 1/2 cup of vegan parmesan, and some salt and pepper to taste, mix well to incorporate all the ingredients
  8. Serve with some chopped green onions or chives and the leftover from the beer used to cook the risotto, enjoy!

An earthy and comforting mushroom risotto

Last modified on 2021-10-16, published on 2021-10-10