Steel Cut Oats Risotto with Mushrooms and Walnuts

Steel Cut Oats Risotto with Mushrooms and Walnuts

On a trip to Italy, I tasted a walnut risotto that was out of this world. At home, I learned that you can make a risotto out of just about any whole grain—which means you’re packing in much more nutrition and fiber in every bite. The steel cut oats in this risotto adds a nutty crunchiness to this savory dish.

Ready in
30 m
4
Servings
246
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Cup sliced summer squash
  • 1 Cup sliced leeks
  • 2 Cups sliced brown mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 Cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 Cup white wine
  • 1 Cup steel cut oats
  • 1/2 Cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 Cup chopped fresh basil

Directions

1.Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the squash, leeks, mushrooms, garlic, and black pepper and sauté for 3minutes.
2.Meanwhile, heat the broth and wine in a small saucepan over medium heat until warm but not boiling.
3.Stir the oats and walnuts into the vegetable mixture. Ladle approximately 1/2 cup of the warm broth mixture over the mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the liquid is absorbed. Add another 1/2 cup broth mixture and continue cooking, stirring, and adding more warm broth until all the broth has been incorporated and the risotto is creamy and just tender, about 20 minutes.
4.Stir in the fresh basil and serve immediately.  

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A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Eel Cooking Tip

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
22%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Protein
7g
14%
Carbs
23g
8%
Vitamin A
32µg
4%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
14.3%
Vitamin C
9mg
15%
Vitamin E
0.9mg
4.7%
Vitamin K
25µg
31%
Calcium
62mg
6%
Fiber
4g
16%
Folate (food)
55µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
55µg
14%
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
97mg
24%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
212mg
30%
Polyunsaturated
8g
N/A
Potassium
447mg
13%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
16.4%
Sodium
32mg
1%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
15%
Zinc
2mg
11%