High-Protein Bolognese Risotto

Jul 13, 2022by Gabby - F&F

If you're after a super delicious, easy and very high protein one-pot meal, you need to try Naturally Nina's high-protein bolognese risotto!


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, and 2 stalks of celery diced
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 100g dry Plantasy Foods Walnut and Lentil Mince
  • Sprinkle of Angel Food Parmesan
  • 200g dry brown or arborio rice
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cube veggie or ‘beef’ stock


  1. Cover Mince with boiling water and leave to rehydrate for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil in pan, then add onion, garlic, celery and carrot and sauté until onion is translucent.
  3. Add spices and Mince, sautéing for another couple of minutes.
  4. Then add remaining ingredients + 4 cups boiling water, bring to a simmer and cook with the lid on for 20-40 minutes (depending on your choice of rice!), stirring frequently until rice is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, top with Parmesan, then serve!
  6. Enjoy!

We love seeing meals being veganised. If you're looking to eat more plant-based foods, this quick, easy and delicious recipe will quickly become a weekly dinner staple in your home.

For more delicious vegan dinner recipes, head to our Recipes category and check out the blogs below:

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