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cup Arborio rice
tbsp olive oil
oz. peas (fresh or frozen)
oz. freshly grated parmesan cheese
Place olive oil in a microwave safe large deep dish (6-cup capacity).
Add rice and stir to combine.
Cover with Duo Cover and microwave for 1 minute at Power Level 10.
Stir in ½ of the water.
Cover the rice with Duo Cover and microwave for 10 minutes at Power Level 4.
Remove both Duo Cover and the rice from the microwave and give it a good stir.
Add remaining water and cover with Duo Cover again.
Microwave the rice again for 10 minutes at Power Level 4.
Remove the rice from the microwave and add peas and butter.
Cover the rice again and microwave for 2 minutes at Power Level 4.
Remove the risotto from the microwave and stir in parmesan.
Serve risotto warm, garnished with watercress, chopped parsley, and more parmesan on top.
Guidelines & Tips
Instead of water you can use cold vegetable stock — it will enhance the flavor of the risotto.
Use a wide cooking dish for the risotto. It will allow the rice grains to cook evenly.
What you’ll need
Duo Cover is a next generation microwave gadget that increases moisture in your food through its MoistureLock™ technology. It delivers leftovers that taste better than the first time and a sparkling clean microwave.
Easy stowaway with microwave-safe magnets.
Plus, it saves your fingers from those 'ouchie' moments when plates get hot!