Grain-Free Risotto

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 25 min 2
Grain-Free Risotto
Health Rating
A high protein vegetarian meal option!


1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (or avocado oil)
1 medium White onion (peeled and roughly chopped)
4 tbsp Tomato paste, organic
199 gm Red lentils, raw
3 cup Vegetable stock/broth
1 dash Salt (to taste)
1/2 cup Hemp milk
1 cup Baby spinach (optional)
1 cup Parsley, fresh (flat-leaf, leaves picked)


1. Heat a little oil in a medium pot and cook onion over medium heat until soft but not brown, about 5 to 7 minutes.

2. Add lentils, tomato paste, broth, and a generous pinch of salt, and stir to combine everything.

3. Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered, stirring a few times for about 10 minutes or until the lentils are tender and starting to break apart.

4. Stir in hemp nondairy beverage and cook for another 5 minutes until everything is creamy. If adding baby spinach, stir in and take off the heat.

5. Taste and season. Divide between bowls and serve hot, topped with parsley


Quick Tips:

Try this delicious red-lentil-based recipe. The combination of softened lentils and hemp nondairy beverage makes this faux risotto just as creamy without the dairy (or the time commitment).

Nutritional Highlights:

are full of polyphenols that fight against harmful agents in the body

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 492
Calories from fat 58
Calories from saturated fat 40
Total Fat 6.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1561 mg
Potassium 1273 mg
Total Carbohydrate 79 g
Dietary Fiber 17.5 g
Sugars 9.2 g
Protein 29.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.9
Milk Alternative 1.9
Vegetables 4.2

Energy sources

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