Leek risotto with Speck Alto Adige PGI

Course: starter
Style: modern
Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time: 45 min.
Created by: Herbert Hintner

     

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  Leek risotto with Speck



Creamed leek:
100 g blanched leeks (using only the green part of the stalk) 
25 g butter
Risotto: 
75 g Speck Alto Adige PGI (diced) 
140 g rice (Carnaroli kind)
olive oil 
½ l vegetable broth 
20 g grated Parmigiano 
25 g butter
50 g Schüttelbrot (South Tyrolean cracker bread)
salt and pepper
Creamed leek:
200 g blanched leeks (using only the green part of the stalk)
50 g butter
Risotto: 
150 g Speck Alto Adige PGI (diced) 
280 g rice (Carnaroli kind)
olive oil 
1 l vegetable broth 
40 g grated Parmigiano
50 g butter 
100 g Schüttelbrot (South Tyrolean cracker bread)
salt and pepper
Creamed leek:
400 g blanched leeks (using only the green part of the stalk) 
100 g butter
Risotto: 
300 g Speck Alto Adige PGI (diced)
560 g rice (Carnaroli kind)
olive oil 
2 l vegetable broth 
80 g grated Parmigiano 
100 g butter 
200 g Schüttelbrot (South Tyrolean cracker bread)
salt and pepper
 

Preparation

Creamed leeks:

Chop the leeks and butter together.

Risotto:

Heat the rice with the olive oil without browning. Pour in the vegetable broth to just cover the rice, and gradually top up with the broth as soon as the rice absorbs it. Cook for about 13 minutes, stirring all the time. Lastly, stir in the creamed leeks and grated Parmigiano, seasoning it with salt and pepper. Crumble the Schüttelbrot and mix with the diced Speck Alto Adige PGI. Place a metal ring in the middle of each serving plate and fill with the risotto, then remove the ring and garnish with the Speck Alto Adige PGI and Schüttelbrot.

 

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