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Beetroot Risotto

with Caramelized Onions
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Beetroot Risotto

Beetroot Risotto - What color! What a sweet earthy aroma! Creamy risotto with beetroot!

Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
Calories:
419
calories
Calories
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Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie419 kcal(20 %)
Protein14 g(14 %)
Fat12 g(10 %)
Carbohydrates59 g(39 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage5.5 g(18 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.2 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin5 mg(42 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate86 μg(29 %)
Pantothenic acid1.1 mg(18 %)
Biotin6.1 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.5 μg(17 %)
Vitamin C13 mg(14 %)
Potassium419 mg(10 %)
Calcium260 mg(26 %)
Magnesium54 mg(18 %)
Iron3.3 mg(22 %)
Iodine12 μg(6 %)
Zinc2.1 mg(26 %)
Saturated fatty acids5.1 g
Uric acid92 mg
Cholesterol18 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
450 milliliters
3
Onions (About 200 g)
1 tablespoon
120 grams
100 milliliters
250 grams
cooked Beet (Refrigerated section)
½ bunch
25 grams
Asiago cheese (or Parmesan cheese)
2 tablespoons
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

2 Pots, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Ladle

Preparation steps

1.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 1

Boil the broth and keep warm.

2.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 2

Meanwhile peel the onion and chop finely.

3.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 3

In a separate pot, heat oil and caramelize the onions until golden brown over medium heat, stirring frequently.

4.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 4

Add the rice and sauté gently for 1 minute.

5.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 5

Add white wine to deglaze the pot.  Boil over medium heat, stirring. Cover the rice with about 150 ml (approximately 5 ounces) of broth and cook gradually pouring in the remaining broth a little at a time until al-dente consistency, stirring frequently about 20 minutes. 

6.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 6

Peel beetroot and cut into 1 cm (approximately 1/3 inch) cubes. Mix into rice about 5 minutes before end of cooking time. (Protect your hands from bright beetroot stains by wearing gloves during preparation.)

7.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 7

Wash chives, shake dry and cut into small rings. Finely grate the cheese.

8.
Beetroot Risotto preparation step 8

Stir cheese into the risotto. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with chives.