Rice with Tomato Sauce - Riso al Pomodoro

Rice with Tomato Sauce - Riso al Pomodoro, one of Nonnas comfort foods.


For 4 Person(s)

For the Risotto

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 3 cups passata or tomato puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups arborio rice
  • grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese


  1. Put a large saucepan over a medium flame  and heat the oil. Add the onions and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the tomato pure and salt. Lower the flame to low and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  3. In a separate saucepan bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes. Scoop out the rice and add it to the sauce. Mix over a low flame for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Serve with the grated parmigiano reggiano cheese.




Friday, 05 February 2021
This is so delicious - Lynette Perrien