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English Pea Risotto with Morel Mushrooms

40 minutes Difficulty:
Categories: Main Dish

Servings- 8-10
Prep time. 10 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes


  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups shelled English peas
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup shredded Basil
  • ½ cup diced morel mushrooms, washed thoroughly
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ Pecorino Romano cheese


In a large pot over medium heat add the olive oil, garlic, shallots and diced morels. Cook until soft and add the rice. Toast the rice for a few minutes and slowly add hot chicken broth, little by little to the rice. While continuing to stir add the rest of the broth. Cook for 8-12 minutes until the rice is fully cooked, set aside. In a small pot add the English peas, with the basil and cream. Simmer for 5-7 minutes until the peas are cooked. Add the peas and cream to a blender and blend until smooth. Add this to the finished risotto and stir together. Top with cheese, serve and enjoy.