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Cheesy Risotto With Ratatouille & Basil

Cheesy Risotto With Ratatouille & Basil

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Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

Italian

For this delicious twist on two Mediterranean favourites, you'll top melty, cheesy risotto with rich, roasted vegetables simmered in a herby tomato stock. Buon appetito!

Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

Italian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Onion
1 brown onion
Arborio-rice
160g arborio rice
Aubergine
1 aubergine
Yellow-pepper
1 yellow pepper
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
basil 3.18
10g basil
Courgette
1 courgette
Cheddar-cheese
40g cheddar cheese †
Cherry-tomatoes
125g cherry tomatoes
dried-oregano
1 tsp dried oregano
vegetable stock cube (new5/18)
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube †
Shaoxing wine (3.18)
1 Chinese rice wine sachet (15ml)
Tomato-paste
1 tomato paste sachet (32g)
You Will Need
Butter, olive oil, pepper, salt, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 brown onion
  • 160g arborio rice
  • 1 aubergine
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 10g basil
  • 1 courgette
  • 40g cheddar cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 125g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Knorr vegetable stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 Chinese rice wine sachet (15ml)
  • 1 tomato paste sachet (32g)
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 403 kJ
95 kcal
2068 kJ
486 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
2 g
1.1 g
10.1 g
5.5 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
16.9 g
2.8 g
86.6 g
14.6 g
Fibre 1.6 g 8.3 g
Protein 3.2 g 16.3 g
Salt 0.54 g 2.78 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 brown onion
brown onion
160g arborio rice
arborio rice(100%)
1 aubergine
aubergine
1 yellow pepper
yellow pepper
1 garlic clove
garlic
10g basil
basil (100%)
1 courgette
courgette
40g cheddar cheese
pasteurised cows milk, cream, salt, starter culture, vegetarian rennet
125g cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
1 tsp dried oregano
dried oregano
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube
Salt, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), potato starch, yeast extract, sugar, onion powder (2.3%), carrots (1.5%), herbs (parsley, tarragon), spices (CELERY seeds, garlic, turmeric, pepper, parsley roots), tomato puree powder, red bell pepper (0.2%), caramel syrup, flavourings (contain CELERY), leek, maltodextrin.
1 Chinese rice wine sachet (15ml)
rice wine (100%)
1 tomato paste sachet (32g)
Tomatoes
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Cheesy Ratatouille Risotto With Basil

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Boil a kettle

Deseed the yellow pepper[s] (scrape the seeds and pith out with a teaspoon) and cut into thin strips

Trim the green stalks off the aubergine[s] and courgette[s] and chop into bite-sized pieces

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Add the chopped aubergine, courgette and pepper to a baking tray (or two) with a very generous drizzle of olive oil and a generous pinch of salt and pepper

Sprinkle over the dried oregano, give everything a good mix up and put the tray in the oven for an initial 20 min

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While your veg is cooking, peel and finely chop the brown onion[s]

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of olive oil over a medium heat

Once hot, add the chopped onion with a pinch of salt and cook for 3-4 min or until beginning to soften

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While the onion is cooking, peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

Dissolve the Knorr vegetable stock cube[s] in 700ml [1.4L] boiled water - this is your stock

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Once the onion has softened, add the chopped garlic and arborio rice and cook for 30 secs

Add the Chinese rice wine and cook for a further 30 secs or until evaporated

Once evaporated, add the stock a ladle at a time, stirring continuously for 20-25 min or until all the stock has absorbed and the rice is cooked

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Meanwhile, cut the cherry tomatoes in half

Dissolve the tomato paste in 100ml [200ml] boiled water with a pinch of salt and sugar - this is your tomato stock

Once the vegetables have had 20 min, remove the tray from the oven and add the chopped cherry tomatoes and tomato stock

Mix it all together and return the tray to the oven for a further 5-8 min – this is your ratatouille

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Chop the basil finely, including the stalks

Grate the cheddar cheese

Once the rice is cooked, add a very large knob of butter and half the grated cheese and gently stir it all together – this is your cheesy risotto

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Serve the ratatouille over the cheesy risotto

Top with the chopped basil and remaining grated cheese

Season with a grind of black pepper

Enjoy!

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