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Beetroot Risotto with Toasted Hazelnut

  • Vegetarian
A risotto alternative with toasted hazelnuts and roasted beetroot.
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  • 1 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot
  • 2 cups of arborio rice
  • 2 beetroot chopped cut into small cubes
  • 1 onion very finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red or white wine
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1/2 chilli flakes
  • black pepper
  • 1/2 cup hazelnut toasted

Nutritional information


Amount per serving

Carbohydrates (g)

94.772 g

Sodium (mg)

19.018 mg

Vitamin A (IU)

78.575 IU

Saturated Fat (g)

1.948 g

Vitamin D (mcg)

0 mcg

Energy (kcal)

619.327 kcal

Fat (g)

19.006 g

Trans Fat (g)

0 g

Vitamin B12 (mcg)

0 mcg

Vitamin B6 (mg)

0.193 mg

Salt (g)

0.048 g

Folate (mcg)

45.219 mcg

Calcium (mg)

44.591 mg

Zinc (mcg)

0.626 mcg

Monounsaturated Fat (g)

13.7 g

Cholesterol (mg)

0 mg

Iron (mg)

5.82 mg

Selenium (mcg)

1.033 mcg

Vitamin C (mg)

8.752 mg

Fibre (g)

7.315 g

Sugars (g)

3.462 g

Protein (g)

13.037 g

Copper (mg)

0.356 mg

Potassium (mg)

342.682 mg


379.088 g

76.072 mg

314.3 IU

7.792 g

0 mcg

2477.306 kcal

76.023 g

0 g

0 mcg

0.771 mg

0.19 g

180.878 mcg

178.363 mg

2.506 mcg

54.802 g

0 mg

23.28 mg

4.133 mcg

35.007 mg

29.26 g

13.847 g

52.149 g

1.426 mg

1370.727 mg

Nutritional Values

  • 1 Place the chopped beetroot on a roasting tray, toss with the oil and chilli. Roast on a medium heat for 50 minutes or until soft.
  • 2 Meanwhile, add the onion and oil to a large frying pan and cook on a low heat until the onion is soft.
  • 3 Add the garlic and stir for a few minutes then add in the rice. Turn up the heat and pour in the wine. Stir to combine and let the wine cook off for a few minutes.
  • 4 Mix the Knorr Organic Vegetable Stock Pot with water and add in 2 ladles at a time. Half way through, add the roasted beetroot (leaving some for garnish) and stir. Continue stirring and adding stock for approximately 30 minutes or until the grains are tender.
  • 5 Season well with chilli, thyme and lemon juice. Stir in the nutritional yeast and then garnish with the toasted hazelnuts and roasted beetroot.

Cooking Instructions

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