Green Asparagus Risotto Recipe

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My Asparagus Risotto Recipe is presented in this article.

Whether you use green asparagus or white asparagus, both varieties are delicious.The aspara

gus season in Germany begins in April and ends on St. John’s Day, 24 June, at the end of the asparagus New Year’s Eve.

I’ll show you how to prepare asparagus risotto step by step in the article.

In addition, there are tips on how to perfectly match the colour of your asparagus risotto.

This is how you conjure up joy on the table. I wish you all the best!

1. Recipe Asparagus Risotto

Below you will find my step by step guide.

I learned how to prepare it from an Italian cook in Verona.

With the tips in the article you can change and complete the recipe according to your own taste.

Wish you good luck!

Asparagus Risotto

Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 731
Total Time 45 Min.
Preparation Time 19 Min.
Cook Time 26 Min.

Simple instructions for preparing risotto with asparagus.

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Risotto Ingredients

1 bunch Asparagus (green or white asparagus)
1-2 pc shallots
300-400 ml vegatable broth
some brown sugar
4 tbs Olive oil
some butter
120 g risotto rice
80 ml dry white wine (optional!)
etwas nutmeg
Pepper (I try black pepper for this risotto)


etwas Olive oil
1 Stück young garlic
etwas Salt
6 Stück cocktail tomatoes
40 g Parmesan cheese (or Pecorino cheese)


Fresh and crispy fried young garlic.
Young garlic, finely chopped and deeply fried, tastes wonderful with this pasta. Please don't forget salt!

Prepare garlic

Cut young garlic green into thin slices and fry in hot oil for 2-3 minutes until light brown.

Drain the fried garlic on a paper towel and season with salt.

Risotto Rice with Shallots
Finely dice shallots and sweat colorless in a saucepan with the rice in a little olive oil.

Prepare rice

Brown the risotto rice and diced shallots in a pan with a little butter and olive oil.

Add the white wine, bring to the boil with the vegetable stock and simmer until light.

Stir the risotto constantly.

Asparagus peeled, green
Peeled green asparagus

Prepare asparagus

Peel the asparagus and cut off the ends, cut the asparagus spears into fine pieces up to the tips.

Season a little water with salt, pepper and sugar and bring to the boil.

Cook the asparagus pieces until al dente, drain and use the cooking water for the risotto.

Caramelize tomatoes over an open fire.
Caramelize tomatoes with the creme brulee burner.

Prepare tomatoes

Marinate the cocktail tomatoes in a pan with olive oil, salt, pepper and sugar.

Caramelize with the cream Brulee Brenner.

Risotto in a pot.
Risotto in the pot while preparing. You can cook the bear's garlic in a pot and use the bear's garlic stock for the risotto.

Finish risotto

Finely grate the cheese, add some cheese, butter and olive oil to make the risotto creamy.

Add asparagus to the asparagus risotto.
Place the cooked asparagus on a sieve and finish cooking the risotto until al dente. Season the risotto with butter, grated cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg and pull the asparagus pieces under the risotto without the tips.

Asparagus supplement

Season the asparagus risotto to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Add the asparagus pieces without the tips to the risotto.

Asparagus risotto close-up.
The asparagus risotto looks delicious and tastes fantastic.


Arrange the asparagus risotto on warm plates and toss the prepared decorative asparagus tips in foamed butter and place on the risotto.

Sprinkle risotto with cheese, add caramelized cocktail tomatoes, sprinkle with crispy garlic, sprinkle risotto with some cold olive oil and serve quickly.


Information about Asparagus Risotto by other chefs:

Alfons Schuhbeck cooks his asparagus risotto with ginger and lemon peel.
Johann Lafer cooks his asparagus risotto with Kalahari salt and Malabar pepper.
Cornelia Poletto cooks asparagus risotto with allspice d’Espelette and mint.
Jamie Oliver cooks his asparagus risotto with lots of lemon and mint.



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