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HIGH-PROTEIN VEGANUARY MEALS DAY 5: CREAMY SPRING GREEN RISOTTO packing in 37G …


HIGH-PROTEIN VEGANUARY MEALS DAY 5: CREAMY SPRING GREEN RISOTTO 🌱 packing in 37G OF PLANT BASED PROTEIN through the sauce, grains (if using pearl barley) and beaannzzz this really hits a spot 😜💪🏼 also filled with alll the goood nutrients, b12 & plenty of veggies ✨ sooo delicious & easy as all in one pot and you can just leave to simmer away! 😋

🌱 CREAMY SPRING GREEN RISOTTO 🌱 serves 4 good portions
• 300g pearl barley or risotto rice (or mix of both) • 1 onion • 5 cloves garlic • 1l veg stock • juice of 1 and a half lemons • 400g bunches asaparagus • 350g green beans • 100g peas • 150g edamame beans • can of cannellini beans (or similar) • 2tbsp nooch • 500g of silken tofu • 50ml almond milk • 30g pine nuts • 100ml almond milk • 25g mint, finely chopped • 20g basil, finely chopped • 50g vegan parmesan • 100g rocket •

-Simply fry the onion and garlic with some salt and pepper in some oil, fry till soft
– chuck in the pearl barley and toast for 1 min before adding half the veg stock
– once that has been absorbed, add in the lemon juice, all the veg, mint, basil and beans along with the other 500ml of veg stock and simmer (pearl barley takes a while, around 40mins), adding more liquid if it needs it
– Meanwhile blitz the nooch, almond milk silken tofu, an extra handful of mint and a garlic clove with plenty of salt and pepper
– When the risotto is nearly done, add this into the pan and cook till it has been absorbed
– Stir through the vegan parmesan, rocket and pine nuts then season and serve 🤩

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