Grain-Free Risotto

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 25 min 2
Grain-Free Risotto
Health Highlights
This delicious red-lentil-based recipe is a high-protein plant-based meal. Ready in 30 minutes!


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


  1. Heat olive 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, and broth. Stir to combine.
  3. Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until the lentils are tender and starting to break apart.
  4. Stir in hemp non-dairy beverage and cook for another 5 minutes until everything is creamy. 
  5. Stir in the spinach and remove the pot from heat.
  6. Taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary.
  7. Serve warm and topped with parsley.


Nutritional Highlights:

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

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 472
Calories from fat 68
Calories from saturated fat 10.3
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 19.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 165 mg
Potassium 968 mg
Total Carbohydrate 80 g
Dietary Fiber 14.3 g
Sugars 11.9 g
Protein 28.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.9
Milk Alternative 1.9
Vegetables 4.2

Energy sources