kale risotto with parmesan recipe, rich and delicious, from organicgirl
kale risotto with parmesan recipe

kale risotto with parmesan

enjoy a rich, creamy meal with this kale risotto with parmesan recipe! this risotto is easy to make. top it off with shaved parmesan for a dreamy bite. it's sure to take the chill off! serve as a tasty and nutritious addition to a holiday gathering or as a hearty dinner to warm you up on a cold night!

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4 servings
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5 min prep
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30 min to cook


2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onion, diced
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 cup Arborio rice
1 package (5 ounces) organicgirl© i heart baby kale, roughly chopped
3 ½ cups chicken or vegetable broth
1/4 cup pre-made pesto
Shaved parmesan cheese (optional)


in a pot, warm oil over medium heat. sauté onion and salt until beginning to soften, about 5-6 minutes.

stir in rice and kale, and cook for 2 minutes.

add half the broth and simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed, stirring halfway through, about 8-10 minutes. add remaining broth and simmer until rice is tender, about 8-10 minutes more.

stir in pesto until heated through and arrange on plates. top with fresh ground black pepper and shaved parmesan if desired.

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