Risotto with carrots in a spicy tomato sauce

Dear readers …

here another easy dish to make for instance once, like in my case this evening, you find yourself with an almost empty fridge!

I already posted a risotto with carrots https://food4wine.wordpress.com/2015/05/25/carrots-and-to…-sauce-risotto, but here I’ve made it in a very different, and if you want quicker way!

I’ve started from the basis: one onion to be cut in small pieces and a few carrots. You will need also one can of tomato sauce, some cherry tomatoes, chili in powder and some rice.

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In a  sauce pan stirr the onion with some garlic and extra virgin olive oil.

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In another sauce pan just boil some rice (any kind, the one you prefer: I have chosen the Jasmine variety).

Add the carrots cut in small pieces to the onions.

Stirr.

Add the tomato sauce and some water not to burn everything.

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Cook for a little while going on stirring not to stick it.

Add also some fresh cherry tomatoes cut in halves.

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Go on stirring. The tomato sauce has to evaporate a bit.

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At this point add the rice with its residual water if it is not too much. If you like it you could even put on the side some rice water to drink. It is depurative and also calming for stomach disorders and acidity!

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Go on stirring well. And let evaporate the excess of water.

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Add some chili in powder and go on stirring.

And that’s it …

Garnish with extra virgin olive oil and some black pepper.

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And enjoy !!!!

It is simple but it is really tasty!

And if you manage to keep the carrots a bit crunchy it is even better!

Thanks again and see you next post …