Risotto With Peas (France)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

A variant of this recipe was found on cooking-french.com.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a sauce pan, melt butter, then add onion & cook, stirring until onion is translucent.
  2. Add rice & stir for 2 minutes.
  3. In a separate pan warm the chicken broth & water, stirring to blend well.
  4. Slowly pour the chicken broth on top of the rice, using just enough to cover it without drowning it!
  5. Cook on medium-low heat, stirring occasionally until the water has been absorbed by it, about 6 minutes.
  6. Add additional broth&water, again just covering the rice, & add 1/3 cup of peas, then continue to cook, stirring occasionally for another 6 minutes, before serving.


Most Helpful

I gotta admit I was a little skeptical of how easy this risotto recipe was compared to every other one I've seen but apparently taste is not compromised by ease! Very delicious and flavorful! I added about 1/4 cup of parmesan on at the end because, well, I add parmesan to everything :)

sofie-a-toast December 03, 2010

Fabulous and easy and versatile too. I added some mushrooms and even the children raved !!!

katew November 15, 2010

Made half the recipe as posted. This is an easy and delicious side dish. I used frozen baby peas and added just to heat at the end of cooking so they stayed a little crunchy. Thanks for posting Sid. Made for I Recommend Tag Game.

ElaineAnn August 04, 2010

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