As winter drags on you may be getting tired of using the same old vegetables over and over again. I definitely tend to get into a cooking rut towards the end of a season.
Right now I’m eagerly looking forward to the new inspiration that comes with the spring harvest. But until then, I’ve been rescued by Diane Morgan’s cookbook Roots. Roots is packed full of inspiration for using winter’s most alluring and nutritious-packed produce that hides deep in the soil during our coldest months.
I was honored to have had the chance to meet Diane Morgan, who is a fellow Portland foodist. After trying several of her revitalizing recipes, I fell hard for her Golden Beet Risotto and asked her if I could share the recipe. She said yes!
Don’t be intimidated by the idea of making a risotto. With a little love you’ll be able to turn out this creamy satisfying dish with earthy sweet golden beets in just over a half hour.
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