Updated: Dec 7, 2019
*Vegan* Croatian🇭🇷 Risotto recipe! Welp, that was harder than I thought, but ended up sooooo delicious!!😋
Ingredients: -1 cup black rice -4-5 cups vegetable stock -3 tsp olive oil -3 medium onions -1 tsp minced garlic -1/4 cup of white wine -12 button mushrooms, sliced -Salt and ground black pepper to taste -1/2 cup cashews 𝗜𝗻𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 -Make the cashew cheese for the risotto by blending together the cashews with enough water to make a smooth paste. -Heat 1 tsp of oil in a saucepan & Add the chopped onion and saute until softened, about three to four minutes. -Add the garlic, saute for a few seconds, then add the mushrooms and white wine. -Turn up the flame to medium-high and cook until the wine has evaporated and the mushrooms have taken on a nice sheen. -Add the black rice and saute for a minute. Now add 1/2 cup of water and let it cook until the water evaporates, stirring frequently. Just before the rice dries completely, add another 1/2 cup of water. Repeat, stirring the risotto frequently, until the rice is cooked but still has a bite to it. -Now add the cashew cheese and mix well. The risotto should have a creamy, slightly soupy consistency when done. -Now heat the remaining 2 tsp of oil in another saucepan, add the sliced onions and saute until the onions turn golden brown. -Top the risotto with the caramelized onions and serve hot.