Fonterra Food Services
Green Pea Risotto
50g Western Star Butter
350g arborio rice
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
65ml white wine
1 litre warm chicken or vegetable stock (preferably low salt)
200g fresh peas
100g Perfect Italiano Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/2 bunch mint leaves, shredded
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Perfect Italiano Shaved Parmesan, to top
Western Star Salted ButterPerfect Italiano ParmesanPerfect Italiano Parmesan
Heat Western Star Butter over a low heat and panfry rice, onion and garlic until lightly golden. Deglaze with wine and cool for a further minute.
Gradually add stock (about 250ml at a time), gently simmering to absorb in between each addition. Just prior to the last 250ml of stock being added, fold through peas, Perfect Italiano Shredded Parmesan and mint. Stir until creamy. Season to taste.
Serve topped with Perfect Italiano Shaved Parmesan.

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