Entrees Recipes

Authentic Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Risotto is such a great main dish! This recipe has onions, carrots, celery, peppers, zucchini, peas, mushrooms, and tomatoes! Therefore, it is overflowing with the nutrients your body needs!

This is Pina Bresciani’s recipe that was passed down by her mother! 


  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided extra virgin
  • 1/2 white or yellow onion diced
  • 2 small carrots diced
  • 2 celery stalks diced
  • 1 small zucchini diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 8 white mushrooms, including the stems diced
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 can peeled plum tomatoes 796mL or 28fl oz
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • white wine
  • 6 liters vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper to taste


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