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Healthy Living Meal Recipes

Mushroom Steel Cut Oats Risotto

hese steel cut oats are a quick cooking oats so the risotto has a very porridge-like consistency.

Serves: 4 | Prep: 25 mins

  • 3 cups vegetable stock, hot
  • 25g butter
  • 1 small leek, white and light green part, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 350g mixed mushrooms, left whole or sliced if large
  • 1 teaspoon chopped picked thyme leaves
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ¾ cup Harraways Steel Cut Oats
  • ¼ - ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Method:
Melt the butter in a heavy-based saucepan over low heat. Add the leek and cook until very soft, about 7 minutes. Add the garlic, mushrooms and herbs and cook for a further 1-2 minutes.

Increase the heat to medium, pour in the white wine and allow to bubble up. Add the steel cut oats and cook for 1 minute, stirring continuously. Add 2 cups of hot stock and cook until the oats have absorbed almost all of the stock. Add stock 1 cup at a time until the oats are tender, 8-10 minutes. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Stir in the parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.

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