Minty Pea Risotto
By :I Love My Instant Pot Gluten Free Diet by Michelle Fagone
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Listen—can you hear that? This side dish is screaming for a lamb chop! Mint and lamb go together like bacon and eggs. But no need to limit this versatile, delicious recipe: it is also an ideal complement for shrimp, fish, or a big, juicy steak!
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Rice & Pastas
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Butter, Peas, Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 medium shallots peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth divided
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
Course Main Course
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Rice & Pastas
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Butter, Peas, Rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 medium shallots peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth divided
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
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Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Press the Sauté button on the Instant Pot®. Add butter to pot and heat 30 seconds until melted. Add shallots and stir-fry 5 minutes until they are translucent. Add garlic and rice and cook for an additional minute.
  2. Add 1 cup broth and stir 3 minutes until it is absorbed by rice. Add remaining 3 cups broth, salt, and pepper. Lock lid.
  3. Press the Manual or Pressure Cook button and adjust cook time to 10 minutes. When timer beeps, let pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops and then unlock lid.
  4. Stir in lime zest, mint, and peas. Heat 3 minutes until peas are heated through.
  5. Ladle risotto into four bowls and serve warm.
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