Wheat Risotto in Cilantro Sauce / Risotto de Trigo al Culantro

marie Wed, 02/02/2011 - 12:30

Serves 6

Ingredients :

1 lb wheat
2 medium onions, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons ají amarillo paste / hot yellow chili pepper paste
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro (blended with very little water)
1 teaspoon garlic minced
3 tablespoons oil
¾ cup milk
½ cup farmers cheese (ricotta, feta)
¼ cup minced cilantro
1 chicken bouillon cube


Soak wheat in water for ½ hour. Wash well and drain.

Place wheat in pan, cover with water and cook. Drain and discard water.

Heat oil in a pan and sauté onion, garlic, ají, blended cilantro and tomato. Cook and season.

Add bouillon cube and bring to a boil for a few minutes.

Add wheat, stirring. Finally add milk, cheese and chopped cilantro.

Correct seasoning.

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