Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel


Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel
This recipe partners green asparagus with sorrel, which adds a slight bitterness and hint of acidity, and cooked rice, all blended to a rich finish with cream.
3,0074.7/5 for 3 ratings
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Last modified on: May 26th 2021

For 4 people, you will need:

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34 min.10 min.44 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 30 min.
Creamy rice with green asparagus and sorrel  : Photo of step #1
Prepare and cook 600 g green asparagus, then drain throroughly and cut into small pieces.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 7 min.
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Pour 200 ml liquid cream into a large saucepan on medium heat. Salt, pepper and bring to the boil.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Add 2 handfuls sorrel, roughly chopped, and mix in.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Add 400 g cooked rice...

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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...then the asparagus and mix well.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Leave just to heat through, as everything is already cooked.

Check the seasoning then serve.

Garnish, if you like, with a few chive flowers.

Remarks

You can easily use white instead of green asparagus, and this can be cooked in advance, even the day before.

For an even creamier texture, replace half the cream with mascarpone.

Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,246 Kcal or 5,217 Kj21 gr57 gr105 gr
62 %8 %5 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
104 Kcal or 435 Kj2 gr5 gr9 gr
5 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
312 Kcal or 1,306 Kj5 gr14 gr26 gr
16 %2 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Green asparagusGreen asparagus: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan, Minestrone, Green asparagus omelette, Pasta with green asparagus, ... All
Cooked riceCooked rice: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cajun pork with rice., Glazed mushrooms with plain rice, Rice à l'italienne, Rice and peas, Quick stuffed courgettes, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Rosemary steamed fish, Cauliflower curry, Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Cod loin with saffron, ... All
SorrelSorrel: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sorrel soup, Salmon with sorrel, How to prepare sorrel, Herb salad, ... All

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