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Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 2, Sunday

Risotto with Feta, Ham, Peas and Carrots
Fresh Fruit

Cooking time:  30 minutes for menu       Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

            This is a colorful risotto with bright green peas and orange carrots.

Risotto with Feta, Ham, Peas and Carrots 

Total time: 30 minutes
     The peas give a lovely bright color to this risotto.  The feta is the Greek-type: small cubes that come in glass jars, covered in oil.  Any feta will work.  It doesn't melt like other cheese, adding a twist to the dish.

ham and pea risotto Ingredients:

Risotto with Feta, Ham, Peas and Carrots Instructions:

Fresh Fruit

Your choice - something seasonal...

Cooking Schedule: 30 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
medium skillet, 2 medium saucepans, ladle

Heat stock
Chop onion
Sauté 1/2 onion for risotto
Chop carrot
Add rice to onion, sauté
Sauté onion, carrot for condimenti
Add wine to risotto, stir
Grate Parmesan

Stir risotto
Add stock to risotto, stir
Cut ham, add to condimenti
Stir risotto
Add stock to risotto, stir
Add peas, stock to condimenti, cover, simmer
Stir risotto
Add stock to risotto, stir
      I think you can take it from here
Add condimenti to risotto, cook 1 minute
Stir in feta, Parmesan, serve
Don't forget the fruit