How to make Red Wine and Beetroot Risotto -

Red wine and beetroot add a beautiful colour and a lovely flavour to this risotto

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Red wine (रेड वाइन), Boiled beetroot puree

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Rice

Red Wine and Beetroot Risotto

Red Wine and Beetroot Risotto Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Red Wine and Beetroot Risotto Recipe

  • Red wine 1 cup

  • Boiled beetroot puree 1/4 cup

  • Arborio rice 1 cup

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves crushed 6-8

  • Small onion chopped 1

  • Vegetable stock 3 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Fresh oregano leaves a few

  • Fresh cream for drizzling

  • Micro greens for garnishing


Step 1

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 2

Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add red wine, stir and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Add Arborio rice, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add 2 cups stock, m and cook till moisture evaporates.

Step 4

Add ½ cup stock, salt, crushed peppercorns and oregano leaves, mix well and cook till moisture evaporates.

Step 5

Add remaining stock and mix well. Add beetroot puree, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Drizzle some cream, garnish with micro greens and serve hot.

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