Fresh Veggie Risotto (using Virgin Island Mix)

6 May 2015


  • 750 ml vegetable or chicken stock
  • 2 cups diced pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons Screaming Seeds ‘Virgin Island Mix’
  • 1½ cups Arborio rice
  • 4 mushrooms, sliced
  • handful green beans, sliced


  1. Bring stock to a simmer and add pumpkin
  2. Remove pumpkin once cooked and set aside
  3. Sauté onion in olive oil with Screaming Seeds ‘Virgin Island Mix’
  4. Add rice and sauté until grains are coated
  5. Add a ladle of stock to the rice and reduce – then add another ladle of stock
  6. Repeat process until ¾ stock is used
  7. Add all veggies to the rice mix and continue adding stock until rice is cooked
  8. Serve with grilled chicken

This recipe is kindly donated by Katie ... thank you!

....  For this recipe, if I don't have  'Virgin Island Mix' in my pantry, what other SCREAMING SEEDS spice blend could I use instead?

Why not try .....  

Caribbean Chilli
Marrakesh Magic
7 Seas Spice
Southern Cajun
Desert Cajun Rub
Bengal 5 Spice
Rainforest Season

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