Recipe: Mushroom and Green Bean Risotto

Meatless Monday rolls around again, and this time we’re going with one of my favorite foods ever. I’m gluten free, which means Italian food isn’t always on my side. With risotto, I get to enjoy that creamy and carby (ok, probably not a word) deliciousness without worrying about feeling sick after.


Mushroom and Green Bean Risotto

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 35 minutes

Active Time: 15 minutes


  • black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon
  • garlic – 1 tablespoon
  • butter – 1 teaspoon
  • grated parmesan – 1 tablespoon
  • yellow onion – 1/4
  • green beans – 2 ounce
  • vegetable broth – 2 tablespoon
  • risotto – 4 tablespoon
  • portobello mushroom – 2 ounce


  1. Chop mushrooms and green beans into bite-size pieces. Dice onions and crush garlic.
  2. Mix one part stock with two parts water. Set aside.
  3. In a large pan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Sauté mushrooms, onions, and garlic for 5 minutes.
  4. Add rice to pan, stir to mix. Add one third of your vegetable stock and mix well.
  5. Add remaining stock in small increments until all liquid is absorbed. Stir frequently.
  6. Once water is absorbed, add in diced green beans and mix well.
  7. Stir in cheese and serve hot.

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