Risotto alla ciociara

Risotto with vegetables

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Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

  • About

Dishes such as this one, which are usually associated with the far north of Italy, were brought to southern Lazio by migrant workers from the Veneto.


  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons (30


Finely chop the onion and dice the zucchini. Put the onion in a saucepan with the butter and sauté over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes, or until translucent. Add the beans, asparagus, peas, and zucchini and let the flavors blend for a few minutes over low heat. Then add the tomatoes, season with pepper, and continue cooking for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, pour the broth into a pot and bring to a boi