Broccoli Brown Rice Risotto With Vegan Alfredo Sauce

March 16, 2020
This is a dish that is great for a family dinner or meal prepping for the entire week! The homemade cashew-based vegan Alfredo sauce mixed in with the rice and veggies is truly what makes this dish so spectacular. The spices complement each other wonderfully, and you even get some added protein from the cashews. Not to mention those healthy greens! If you are reheating you may want to add a bit of water beforehand. The cashews in the sauce tend to soak up all the moisture. Otherwise, happy cooking and enjoy!
Broccoli Brown Rice Risotto

Broccoli Brown Rice Risotto With Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Recipe Type: Hearty Entrees
utensils YIELDS 6 servings
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  • 2 Cups Brown Rice
  • 1 Head Broccoli
  • 1 Pakage Mushrooms
  • 1 jar Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • 3 leaves Kale
  • 2 Cups Cashews
  • 3/4 Cup Basil
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1/4 Cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 3 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbs Chickpea Miso
  • 1.5 Tbs Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander
  • 1/2 Tbs Thyme
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups Water
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Directions

1. Start by cooking the rice in a rice cooker.

2. Chop the broccoli, mushrooms, and kale.

3. If you have a rice cooker with a separate level, you can steam the broccoli with the rice, otherwise, sauté it.

4. Add mushrooms to a skillet and saute for a few minutes, and then add the kale.

5. Chop or process the sun-dried tomatoes.

6. Once the rice and veggies are done, add them to a large mixing bowl with the sun-dried tomatoes and 2 tsp of salt.

7. Now add the rest of the ingredients into a blender and blend until extremely smooth.

8. Add to mixing bowl, mix together, and serve!

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Lindsey is a freelance writer and photographer. She has been a vegan for 14 years and enjoys spreading her knowledge about healthy living and environmental issues. She can usually be found writing anything from blog posts to research articles. In her free time she works on her first novel as well as poetry and photography that she posts to her instagram account @onepoundwords. She also recently opened a Patreon account Patreon.com/onepoundwords to publish her short stories.

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