On my ThermoFun facebook page I asked the question of:
“The Mushroom Risotto in the Every Day Cookbook is a good basic recipe which can then be added to (with or without the mushrooms) – so what’s your favourite flavour combinations for risotto?”
I received many ideas to share with you! :)
Bronwyn: pumpkin, spinach, pine nut and feta
Mandy: garlic and pumpkin risotto is sooo good
Debbie: add chorizo and semi dried tomato yummo!
Nicole: garlic prawn risotto!
Rochelle: pumpkin, spinach, pine nuts and Parmesan. Or tomato, zucchini where you add a can of crushed tomatoes and the whole thing is an orange-red colour!
Amber: lemon risotto goes nicely with fish
Nicole: mushroom and bacon – yum!!
Leanne: pea, pumpkin, mint & prawn
Deborah: bacon, chicken and semi-dried tomatoes!
Gina: chicken, bacon and broccoli
LP: apricot chicken, mmmmm
Katie: pumpkin and spinach
Melissa: use seafood marinara mix instead of mushrooms, I steam the mix on top while the risotto cooks
Meredith: asparagus, snow peas and corn
Anne-Maree: creamy garlic prawns
Cynthia: chicken, asparagus and feta
Jessica: basil, tomatoes, salami & cream. My fav!
Debra: pumpkin, chicken and green peas
Lynda: pumpkin & baby tomatoes. Roast in the oven with a drizzle of maple syrup then stir through the risotto just before serving with Parmesan shavings – yummiest ever
Cally: ham chopped up in cm cubes and roasted capsicum. Soo yummy
Amanda: add sundried tomatoes and use truffle flavoured oil. Yummy
Nicky: coriander pesto risotto
Kim: salmon, asparagus and roasted cherry tomato! Yummy
Terri: prawn and spinach risotto
Kristie: chorizo sausage and sundried tomato and lots of Parmesan mmmm
Gail: chicken and bacon or stir tinned salmon through plain risotto
Cath: apricot chicken risotto from EDC, yummy!
Lyndsey: bacon, tomato and spring onion!
Michelle: add a breast of diced chicken at the last 6 minutes… Big hit!
Sam: chicken and chorizo
Helena: tin of diced tomatoes, spinach, frozen mixed vege and bacon
Donna: chicken and veg or asparagus and salmon
Alison: chicken and corn
Ashleigh: chorizo, spinach and cherry tomato
Melinda: spinach and roasted pumpkin
Annie: prawns, sun dried tomatoes and baby spinach
Rae: roasted sweet potato, bacon & spinach!
Melissa: mushroom and duck – YUM!
Kerry: chicken & sundried tomatoes
Tracey: prawn, lemon and chili!
Jackie: parmesan and tomato purée with chicken stock
Krystal: zucchini, carrot and chicken
Fran: bacon, leek and tomato
Michele: pumpkin and pancetta or chicken, zucchini and carrots
Tamara: pumpkin, spinach, bacon and chicken
A very popular risotto on my blog: Red Curry Prawn Risotto Recipe
If you have any more favourites, please feel free to add in the comment section below.
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