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Italian asparagus & prawns risotto

Italian Asparagus and Prawn Risotto

This delicious asparagus and prawn risotto recipe is a classic of Italian cuisine, and it is perfect for every occasion, from a solo dinner to a romantic dinner for two or a party with friends.

The benefit of this risotto recipe is that is perfectly balanced in its carbs, vegetables & protein components so it will keep you full for longer and satisfy even the most sophisticated of tastebuds.

This risotto is also made with extra-virgin olive oil rather than butter, meaning that it is lighter to digest and more supportive of heart health. 

This recipe is a great example of healthy Italian cuisin recipes, and of how you can tweak a classic recipe, like a risotto recipe, to make healthier so that you can eat food that you enjoy and be healthier at the same time.

What you need for this Prawns and Asparagus Risotto

serves 2
  • 100 gr Arborio rice
  • 1o-12 asparagus (trimmed)
  • 10-12 king prawns ( frozen)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 shallot
  • a sprinkle of olive oil
  • 1 Kalo organic stock cube

How to make this Italian Asparagus and Prawns Risotto

Italian Asparagus and Prawn Risotto

Italian Asparagus and Prawn Risotto

A delicated and perfectly balanced classical Italian Risotto recipe
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients
  

  • 100 gr Arborio rice
  • 10-12 Asparagus (trimmed)
  • 10-12 King prawns ( frozen)
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 1 Shallot
  • a sprinkle olive oil1
  • 1 Kalo organic stock cube

Instructions
 

  • Boil some water in the kettle and when ready, place it in a pot with the stock cube. Let it boil for a couple of minutes until stock is formed.In the meantime, sprinkle some olive oil in a non-stick pan, and add the finely cut shallot  and the garlic.
  • Let it sweat for a couple of minutes.Add the rice and let it brown in the pan for a couple of minutes, and then add the stock slowly and bit by bit. Add the chopped asparagus and continue to cook the rice.
  • After 7-8 min you can add the prawns and continue cook the rice for other 7-8 min. Serve and enjoy!
Keyword Italian asparagus risotto, Italian risotto, Italian seafood risotto
  1. Boil some water in the kettle and when ready, place it in a pot with the stock cube. Let it boil for a couple of minutes until stock is formed.
  2. In the meantime, sprinkle some olive oil in a non-stick pan, and add the finely cut shallot  and the garlic. Let it sweat for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add the rice and let it brown in the pan for a couple of minutes, and then add the stock slowly and bit by bit. Add the chopped asparagus and continue to cook the rice.
  4. After 7-8 min you can add the prawns and continue cook the rice for other 7-8 min. Serve and enjoy!

Healthy tip

This risotto is perfectly balanced in its carbs, proteins and vegetable components, but make sure you have some fruits or fresh salad during the day to complement it. Perfect with some strawberries as a snack!

Savy girl tip

When I make this risotto and I have some leftover asparagus, I use them the following day to make my Asparagus, broad beans and feta frittata or my delicious Asparagus, carrots and fennel seeds soup. Both the recipes are delicate and tasty and really perfect for the Spring. 

Meal planning tip

It is always useful to have in mind two complementary recipes that share some of the same ingredients. This way you can use the leftover from one recipe into the other, minimizing food waste, and making cooking and life much easier for yourself. 

And remember: if you make it easier for yourself, it much easier to stick to the new habit!

Claudia Armani Health Coach

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