Brussels Sprouts Risotto w/ Roasted Veggies (Vegetarian)
Ready in 35 Minutes | For the best experience, please skim through the steps before you start cooking.
Unpack Your Kit Ingredients
mixed seasonal veggies
extra virgin olive oil*
local gochujang sauce (Born with Seoul)
arborio rice (InHarvest)
vegetable broth concentrate (Savory Choice)
*If the oil has solidified in the fridge, place the sealed container in a cup of warm water. It will return to a liquid.
Grab Your Cookware and Staples
large, deep skillet
liquid measuring cup
salt and pepper
Step 1: Roast the Veggies
PREHEAT the oven to 425 degrees.
ARRANGE the mixed seasonal veggies (except the brussel sprouts) on a baking sheet.
DRIZZLE with olive oil and gochujang sauce and season to taste with salt and pepper. Gently toss the veggies on the baking sheet to combine.
ROAST the veggies for 20-25 minutes. (Check after 20 minutes and remove if the veggies are starting to brown.)
Step 2: Sauté the Onion and Rice
While the veggies roast…
MELT 2 butter balls in a large, deep skillet over medium heat.
ADD the chopped onion and SHREDDED brussels sprouts. Sauté until just soft.
STIR in the arborio rice and cook for 2 minutes.
Step 3: Stir in the Broth
MIX the vegetable broth concentrate with 2 CUPS hot water in liquid measuring cup.
★ADD the vegetable broth to the risotto a half cup at a time until absorbed.
STIR and simmer over medium heat until the broth is absorbed and the rice is tender, about 30 minutes.
★Slowly cooking the arborio rice is the key to making 4-star restaurant quality risotto vs. a risotto you might find at a place named Pappa Paul’s Pizza Ranch & Burgers. We recommend you take the time to do it right.
Step 4: Sauté the Brussels Sprouts
While the rice is cooking…
MELT sunflower oil in a small skillet over high heat.
ADD the QUARTERED brussels sprouts and sauté until golden and crispy, about 5 minutes. Be careful of splattering!
DRAIN excess oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Step 5: Combine the Risotto Ingredients
STIR the remaining butter balls into the hot rice mixture.
ADD the brussels sprouts, parmesan, lemon juice, tarragon leaves, and gorgonzola, stirring until melted and combined.
TASTE and re-season as needed.
Step 6: Eat It Like You Mean It
SERVE the risotto with roasted veggies on the side.
NOW high-five yourself and please, for the love of everything good and right with the world, sit down, relax and enjoy what you just made. Or hey, just tell us if you don’t enjoy it, because we think it’s great and want our customers to think so too.
★Please recycle your dinner kit packaging.
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At Happy Food Co., we source our ingredients from the finest local and regional suppliers so you can feel great about what you’re putting on the table.
We know that eating well is important to you, and we’re delighted to be part of your evening dinner. Hope you enjoy this meal as much as we loved designing it for you.
— Chef K
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