In the cold weather, a hearty warm meal goes a long way. So, why not try out this easy to make, tasty Rhodes Quality recipe for a guaranteed memorable time, the whole family can enjoy and feast on this Winter!

Rhodes Quality Tomato Risotto

Comforting slow-cooked vegetarian risotto.



 45 ml (3 Tbsp) olive oil
15 ml (1 Tbsp) butter
1 onion, finely chopped
1 leek, sliced
1 large garlic clove, crushed
250 g (1 cup) Arborio rice
1 x 410 g can Rhodes Quality Whole Peeled Tomatoes
15 ml (1 Tbsp) Rhodes Quality Tomato Paste Sachet
1lt. (4 cups) chicken stock, hot
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

To serve: fresh basil leaves and grated Parmesan


Heat the olive oil and the butter in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan.

Add the onion and the leek and fry until softened.

 Add the garlic and fry for a few minutes more.

Add the rice and toss well.

 Turn the heat down to medium and add the Rhodes Quality Whole Peeled Tomatoes, the Rhodes Quality Tomato Paste Sachet and 125 ml (½ cup) of the stock.

 Stir gently until the measure of liquid added is absorbed by the rice and then add another 125 ml (½ cup) of stock.

 Continue cooking, adding stock when necessary until the rice is tender.

 Remove from the heat.

  Season to taste and serve immediately topped with grated parmesan cheese and fresh basil.


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