What we're making
Spring courgette & pea risotto

Spring courgette & pea risotto - this versatile recipe uses left-over roast chicken but you can be creative and add any meats or fish. This is a great way of including the children with the veg prep and encouraging them to eat their greens!

Feeds 2 adults and 2 children.

What you'll need



  • 200g risotto rice
  • 1 garlic bulb, crushed & diced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 900ml chicken stock
  • 120g frozen peas
  • 1 large courgette
  • diced 50g grated cheddar cheese
  • 200g cooked chicken
  • 1tbsp olive oil


  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • Deep frying pan
  • Grater
  • Wooden spoon
  • Measuring jug


How to do it

1. Gently fry onion and garlic in olive oil for 5 mins until soft.

2. Pour in 450ml of stock to pan and add rice, stir whilst cooking for 5-6 mins.

3. Add the peas and courgette and remaining stock.

4. Keep stirring until stock becomes absorbed and rice becomes tender.

5. Add chicken and heat through. Add cheese to taste.

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