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Vegan Spinach Risotto - A rich and creamy Italian comfort food meal made with fresh spinach, Arborio rice, and dairy-free feta cheese.

Vegan Spinach Risotto

A rich and creamy Italian comfort food meal made with fresh spinach, Arborio rice, and dairy-free feta cheese.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: comfort food, dairy free, pasta, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 580kcal
Author: Holly Gray

Equipment

Medium Saucepan

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 4 cups fresh spinach chopped
  • 1/2 cup vegan feta cheese crumbled

Instructions

  • Into a medium saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil. When the oil is hot, add onions.
  • Sauté the onions for 3 minutes, until softened.
  • Add the garlic and continue cooking an additional 1 minute.
  • Add the rice then stir to fully coat with oil.
  • Pour in the wine and stir continuously, until all the wine is absorbed by the rice, about 3 minutes.
  • 1/2 cup at a time, add the vegetable broth stirring until the liquid is absorbed between each addition. Allow for 3-5 minutes between each 1/2 cup of vegetable broth.
  • Once all the broth is absorbed, stir in the chopped spinach.
  • Reduce heat to low and continue stirring occasionally until spinach is wilted.
  • Remove from heat then stir in the crumbled feta cheese.
  • Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 580kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 1644mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 6411IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 255mg | Iron: 6mg
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