How to make Creamy Courgette Risotto with Silken Tofu

Step 1

Heat the olive oil and sizzle finely chopped onions and crushed garlic until soft and fragrant. Then, add the rice.

Step 2

Dry-cook the rice for a few minutes to slightly toast it and let it soak in the flavours.

Step 3

Add enough ladles of hot stock to fully cover the rice and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the broth has been fully absorbed. Repeat until the rice is halfway through cooking time.

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Step 4

Next, stir in grated courgettes and continue cooking the rice by adding ladles of hot broth until it's almost done.

Step 5

Now, stir in blended silken tofu, thyme, parsley, and lemon zest, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 6

Cook for 1-2 minutes until the rice is tender and the risotto is creamy.

Step 7

Garnish with lemon zest, herbs, and pepper and serve.

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