Coconut Oil Vegan Rainbow Risotto
This recipe was provided to us by one of our fabulous suppliers, Lucy Bee. Lucy Bee produce Extra Virgin Fair Trade Organic Raw Coconut Oil. A nutritious dietary oil made from organically grown coconuts.
This risotto is as pleasing to the eye as is it to the palate. It includes an abundance of nutritious vegetables, health boosting coconut oil along with satisfying risotto rice. It makes a tasty supper and any leftovers can be served cold as a quick lunch. Though you need to stand and stir the ingredients to ensure they don’t stick, you’ll find this is quite therapeutic and engaging. There’s a certain fascination in watching the dish come to life as the coconut oil softens the vegetables, enhancing their flavours and the rice swells, absorbing the stock.
Extra virgin coconut oil is a replacement for other oils and butter in all types of cooking, with any recipe easily adapted.
Prep:aration time: 15 minutes
Cooking time 55 minutes
Allergy information: gluten and lactose free; vegan and vegetarian
For more information about coconut oil, Lucy Bee have written a definitive guide to coconut oil on their website. It looks at the many health benefits and uses for coconut oil. There is also more delicious recipes to try using coconut oil on their website.