Creamy asparagus risotto, cooked with fresh herbs, Parmigiano-Reggiano and a touch of lemon. Perfect Spring meatless main dish or wonderful topped with grilled shrimp or scallops.
If you’re looking for unique asparagus recipes aside from grilling or roasting, give this a try! Asparagus is the perfect addition to risotto in this light dish. A few other risotto favorites are Butternut Squash Risotto, Creamy Mushroom Risotto and Seared Scallops over wilted Spinach and Parmesan Risotto.
It’s March which means Spring is in the air. Asparagus season begins and this Italian rice dish is a great way to enjoy it. Because this risotto recipe is so simple, I like to use the freshest ingredients. The easiest way to do that is cook with seasonal vegetables, fresh herbs and good quality cheese.
Risotto can be a labor of love, it’s not the kind of dish you turn on and walk away from, but instead slowly cooked with ladle-fuls of broth, adding more each time it’s absorbed.…