Pancetta and Pea Risotto

A mouth-watering delicious savoury risotto to satisfy the hungry family.

Serves: 4
  • Pan fry the pancetta gently for 5 minutes, or until golden, add the shallots and fry for a further 3-4 minutes until softened.

  • Add the rice, stir through and cook for 1-2 minutes until it begins to turn translucent, add the seasoning and mix through.

  • Add the water, bring to the boil then turn heat down and simmer gently for 15 minutes.

  • Add the peas, stir through and cook for 5 more minutes. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

Cooking tip

Add butter for a richer flavour. Alternatively try adding bacon, ham, asparagus or your favourite vegetables.