Menu Plan for Spring II: Week 4, Sunday


Weekly Menu

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Daily Recipes:


Risotto with Pork and Avocado
Fresh Fruit

Cooking time:  25 minutes for menu       Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

          I may have mentioned that risotto is perfect for leftovers - in this case the leftovers from both of the starters: 1/2 avocado, 1/2 red pepper. They make this a light, colorful risotto. 

Risotto with Pork, Avocado and Red Pepper

Total time: 30 minutes
      Avocado is not a typical ingredient for risotto, or other hot dishes, but, added at the last minute, it stays intact and just starts to melt into the hot rice, adding a luscious creaminess.

Risotto with Pork, Avocado and Red Pepper Ingredients:


Fresh Fruit

any seasonal fruit

Cooking Schedule: 25 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
medium skillet, 2 medium saucepans, ladle
Start to heat stock
Peel onion, chop divide
Sauté onion for rice
Chop red pepper
Add rice to onion, sauté
Add wine to rice, stir
Cut pork
Stir rice
Sauté onion, pepper for condimenti
Add stock to rice, stir

Add pork to onion/pepper, sauté
Add stock to rice, stir
Stir rice again
Add stock to rice, stir
Cover condimenti, turn heat off
Stir rice
Grate Parmesan
Add stock to rice stir
Repeat stirring, adding stock until rice is done
When rice is almost ready, cut avocado
When ready, add condimenti, Parmesan, stir
Gently stir in avocado
Spoon into serving dish
Serve - don't forget the fruit!

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