Risotto with tomato concentrate Maltagliati with sausage

Easy and tasty, the risotto with tomato paste is a perfect recipe for a quick family lunch or dinner. It is brought to the table in less than half an hour and the necessary ingredients are few and simple. Scented with lemon zest or a few basil leaves, this risotto is a little goodness.

Ingrediants

  • 300 g of Carnaroli or Arborio rice
  • 1 tube of tomato paste
  • grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 untreated lemon
  • a knob of butter
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt

How to prepare: Risotto with tomato concentrate

That of risotto with tomato paste it’s a very simple recipe in the ingredients, easy And rapid. Less than half an hour is in fact enough to serve a tasty first course, a valid alternative to the classic pasta with tomato sauce lunch or the dinner newspapers in family.
Compared to fresh tomatoes, one can be found in the concentrate presence of lycopene up to 10 times greater. A non-obvious ingredient that can be used daily to bring flavor but also well-being.

The peculiarity of this risotto lies in the cooking liquid: it is not the classic vegetable or meat broth, but hot water in which the tomato concentrate. With the consequent creaming in butter and Parmesan, the delicious final result is guaranteed.

Tomato paste is a valid ally in the kitchen, useful in various preparations, especially for thickening and flavoring long cooking sauces and dips. Fundamental in Bolognese sauce or stews such as veal stew with potatoes.

Among our numerous risottos there are also various proposals that see the presence of tomato among the ingredients. For example, the Risotto with zucchini, courgette flowers and tomato or the robust Risotto all’amatriciana are delicious.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Fregola with tomato, Risotto with tomato, Pappa al pomodoro

Easy execution Preparation time 5 min Cooking time 15 min – 18 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Risotto with tomato concentrate

Preparation Risotto with tomato concentrate - Phase 1

Preparation Risotto with tomato concentrate - Phase 1

Risotto with tomato paste provides a very simple recipe. As a first step, start diluting the tomato paste in a quantity of very hot water that is double the volume of rice.

Preparation Risotto with tomato concentrate - Phase 2

Preparation Risotto with tomato concentrate - Phase 2

Heat some oil in a saucepan and toast the rice. Cover flush with the tomato water and bring to the limit of boiling.

Preparation Risotto with tomato concentrate - Phase 3

Preparation Risotto with tomato concentrate - Phase 3

Lower the heat slightly and then proceed to cooking as for a normal risotto, adding a ladleful of liquid as the previous one is absorbed. Add salt only at the end and stir in the butter and a handful of Parmesan. Divide the tomato concentrate risotto into individual plates, flavor with grated lemon zest and serve.

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