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Quick Risotto With Carrots and Feta

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“A Moosewood recipe from the "Cooks at Home" cookbook. My toddler loves this and will eat extremely well so it is a good recipe to use if they are hitting a fussy phase. I don't bother matchsticking the carrots - I just grate them if the meal is just for us. Good quick recipe for a weeknight.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring the stock to a boil in a covered pot.
  2. Put the carrots in the stock water, lower the heat and very gently simmer.
  3. In a large wok or saucepan, saute the onions until softened but not brown.
  4. Carefully add the rice and stir genly unil the grains are thoroughly coated with oil.
  5. Add the dill.
  6. Ladle 1 cup of the carrot stock into the saucepan with the rice and stir.
  7. When it is absorbed, ladle in another cup worth.
  8. Keep stirring in the stock and carrots like this until all the stock has been absorbed and the rice is ender but al dente[15-20 minutes].
  9. When the risotto is ready, remove it from the heat and stir in the lemon juice, feta and optional parsley.
  10. Serve immediately.

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