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Asparagus, Roasted Garlic, And Lemon Garlic

Type: Rice, Vegetables
Courses: Side dish
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 tablespoons 60mlUnsalted butter
1/4 cup 59mlSliced shallots
1 1/2 cups 240g / 8.5ozArborio rice
3/4 cup 177mlSlice shiitake mushrooms
1 1/2 tablespoons 22mlRoasted Garlic - see * Note
1/2 cup 118mlDry white wine
5   Rich vegetable or chicken stock - heated
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozFreshly-grated Parmesan or Asiago cheese
2 teaspoons 10mlGrated lemon zest
3/4 cup 177mlDiagonally-sliced young asparagus - in 1/2" pieces
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozMinced fresh chives
  Kosher salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
  Chopped fresh chives
  Shaved Parmesan cheese

Recipe Instructions

Melt 3 tablespoons of the butter in a medium saucepan and saute the shallots over moderate heat until soft but not brown. Add the rice, shiitakes and Roasted Garlic and stir in the wine and some stock. Saute evenly until the liquid is absorbed. Continue adding small amounts of stock and cooking in this manner until the rice is creamy but the center is firm, about 15 minutes.

When the risotto is done, stir in the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter, the cheese, lemon zest, asparagus and chives, and season with salt and pepper. Serve in warm bowls garnished with chopped chives and shaved Parmesan.


Note: See the "Roasted Garlic" recipe which is included in this collection.

COOKING RIGHT with John Ash - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # CR-9654 broadcast 08-05-1996) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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