Mushroom & chestnut pearl barley risotto

"Cook our comforting pearl barley 'risotto' to get the feeling of indulgence without overloading on calories. Ideal for chilly winter nights"
Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
50 min
Servings:
4 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
7.8 / 10
Medium score

Glycemic Index

Index
29
Low
Load
26
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories554.00 kcal28%
Fat13.00 g19%
Carbs85.00 g33%
Sugars10.00 g11%
Protein15.00 g30%
Sodium0.80 mg0%
Fiber6.00 g21%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
29
Low
Glycemic Load
26
High

Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion , chopped
2 garlic cloves , crushed
180g chestnuts , roughly chopped (optional)
2 thyme sprigs , leaves picked
250g mixed mushrooms , sliced
300g pearl barley
150ml white wine
1l vegetable stock
4 tbsp ricotta cheese
80g rocket
parsley leaves (optional), to serve

Directions

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