Meal Kits:  Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto

Owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, Laurie Crowell, has come up with a brilliant idea to create meal kits to help ease the ever-present question of, “What’s for Dinner?”  She prepares one making Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto.

If you’d like to order a meal kit or anything off their website, click here or call Laurie at (651) 602-0144.

Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto

4 cups chicken stock-warming
1 TB butter
1 onion
1 C arborio rice
black pepper to taste
1 tsp Dynamite Herbs
1 TB butter
1 TB fresh lemon juice
1 C mushrooms, sliced
1 lb asparagus, snapped into smallish pieces
1/2 Parmesan cheese

In large pan, melt butter add onion and cook until mostly translucent.

Add arborio rice and cook a few minutes until toasty. Sprinkle in Dynamite Herbs and black pepper.

Stir in 1 C warm stock. When almost absorbed, add another C and carry on with that method until rice is almost tender.

In small pan melt 1 TB and quick saute asparagus and mushrooms with 1 TB lemon juice. When cooked, stir into risotto,  sprinkle Parmesan on top and serve!

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