Culture Entrees Pasta Recipes

Amazing Pea and Mint Risotto – Recipe

This bright summer risotto is beautiful, simple and only takes 20 minutes to make!


  • 1/4 cup Arborio rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 onion minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Splash of white wine
  • 1/2 can of sweet peas
  • 1 bunch of mint leaves


  1. Sweat minced onion in olive oil until translucent. Stir to avoid sticking.
  2. Add arborio rice and lightly toast. 
  3. Add splash of wine and cook out the alcohol. 
  4. Once wine has cooked out, add 1/4 cup of water at a time, waiting until it has absorbed each time before adding more. Stir regularly to avoid sticking.
  5. Add butter, cheese and mint and continue stirring to emulsify and incorporate. 
  6. Once you’ve reached your desired consistency, stir in peas. 
  7. Remove from heat soon after adding peas, you do not want them to over cook. 
  8. Serve in a bowl and add more mint for garnish. 

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