Creamy Leek Risotto

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 Servings


  • Stove


  • 1/3 cup Earth Balance Butter divided
  • 2 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 3 1/2 cups leeks trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups brown rice quick cook
  • 4 3/4 cups vegetable broth ***Click on the Vegetable Broth recipe link
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper fresh cracked

To Serve:

  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves fresh, chopped


  • Heat 3 1/2 tbsp of butter and olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and leeks to cover with the butter-oil blend; cook for about 10 minutes
  • Add in the brown rice, vegetable broth, salt and pepper then reduce the heat to simmer. Cook for 25 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and gently stir in the remaining butter, then cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Divide the risotto among serving bowls then sprinkle with thyme leaves. Enjoy!

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