Quickie Risotto

taken from Metronews.ca
Tuesday March 24, 2015


1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 chopped onion
2 cloves garlic
1 cup walnuts
1 tbsp dried basil
1 can mixed beans
1 cup coconut milk*
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Mixed greens
4 cups cooked rice (prepared the rice cooker early in the day)
1 cup chopped grape tomatoes


1. In a skillet, warm oil, saute onion and garlic, stir in walnuts and dried basil. Stir for 2 minutes. Add beans with liquid, cream and parmesan cheese and warm through.

2. Top a bed of greens with a cup of cooked short grain rice. Top with cream bean mixture and chipped tomatoes.

*orginal recipe called for cream


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