Roasted Tomato and Smoked Bacon Risotto

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: bacon, risotto, tomato
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 100 g smoked bacon sliced
  • 50 g dairy free cheese cubed
  • 150 g risotto rice
  • 750 ml vegetable stock
  • 12 cherry tomatoes halved
  • salt and pepper for seasoning

Instructions

  • Place the olive oil and garlic in a shallow pan over a medium heat
  • Stir in the bacon and onion and cook for 5 minutes
  • Stir in the risotto rice
  • Add the vegetable stock one ladle at a time stirring until the liquid is fully absorbed
  • Taste the rice to make sure it is properly cooked, add more liquid if required
  • Add a drizzle of olive oil to another shallow pan over a medium to high heat
  • Saute the tomatoes for 5 minutes or until roasted
  • Season the rice and stir in the chives and dairy free cheese
  • Divide the rice between two bowls and top with the roasted tomatoes

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