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Tomato and Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto

This Tomato and Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto is so a dish everybody is able to appreciate, vegans and meat-eaters alike. Additionally, risottos are obviously gluten-free also!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 4
Calories 354 kcal


For the Roasted Vegetables

  • 300 g cherry-tomatoes
  • 2 red-peppers
  • 1 large courgette zucchini
  • A generous pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive-oil

For the Risotto

  • 250 ml vegetable-stock
  • 1 large red-onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 250 ml passata
  • 225 g risotto-rice
  • 1 tbsp balsamic-vinegar
  • Approx 6 sun-dried tomatoes chopped into small chunks
  • A small bunch of fresh basil torn
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive-oil
  • vegan parmesan or nooch to serve (Optional)


To roast the Veggies

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F then add olive-oil into a roasting tin.
  • Chop the veggies into small-chunks & spread-out in the tin, then add pepper and salt prior to giving everything a shake to coat.
  • Then roast for half an hour.

To make the Risotto

  • Add olive oil into a shallow casserole-dish or large-pan, on a low-medium-heat.
  • Sauté the onion for a couple of minutes before adding the minced garlic and cooking for a few minute.
  • Stir in the rice using the vinegar then stir for 30seconds, then to coating it from the oil.
  • Pour at the vegetable stock and passata, 1/2 cup at a time, alternating between both. Allow each amount to be absorbed by the rice before adding the next.
  • After 20 minutes, then add from the sundried-tomatoes along with veggies. Stir everything, then add more liquid if necessary and cook for 5minutes or tlil all is cooked through and the rice is finished.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the basil, pepper and salt along with vegan-cheese (if using). Don't hesitate to stir in any excess dairy-free butter or oil in this stage to get an extra creamy-risotto.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Keyword Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto, Vegetable Risotto