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A classic Italian risotto is a perfect answer to Meatless Monday, and we have just the vegetarian risotto recipes tempt you into dinner time.
The versatile dish is ideal when you feel like a flavoursome bowl of comfort food and it's even elegant enough for entertaining.
We've got a selection of favourite vegetarian risotto recipes below from pumpkin and mushroom to fava bean and a chef inspired chestnut risotto.
Once you've mastered the art of a good risotto you'll be able to get creative adding in your favourite vegetable combinations and topping off with lashings of cheese.
Before you get started take a look at this video for a basic risotto recipe that'll equip you with the basic techniques from how to toast the grains of rice to achieving those final velvety results.
Mix up your risotto with the sweetness of pumpkin and the savoriness of sage for a delicious dish that you won't be able to resist.
Like fruit in the mix? Try this recipe for risotto with pears and you won't be disappointed.
Woody mushrooms are an ideal ally with risottos lending savouriness and umami flavours.
Looking for a lighter risotto? Try this recipe for fava beans with parmesan.
Need to impress? Try this original risotto recipe with smoked chestnuts from chef Giancarlo Morelli.