- 1 sweet potato (medium, with a white pulp, sliced)
- 1 cauliflower (small, small pieces)
- fresh thyme (to taste)
- fresh rosemary (to taste)
- salt (to taste)
- olive oil
- 1 onion (small, minced)
- 2 garlic cloves (minced)
- 1 teaspoon safflower
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 cup arborio rice
- 1/4 cup white wine
- vegetable broth (to taste)
- 3 tablespoons semi hard cheese (grated)
- Preheat oven to 400 F.
- Place the sweet potatoes and cauliflower on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
- Sprinkle with a little salt, thyme and rosemary to taste, and a little olive oil.
- Place in oven and bake until tender.
- In a medium saucepan, fry the onion and garlic with the olive oil and saffron, stirring occasionally.
- In another pan, bring the vegetable broth to a gentle simmer.
- When the onion is translucent, add the rice and stir, mixing well with the saffron.
- Add the wine and simmer until it evaporates.
- Add 2 ladles of broth and stir as the rice cooks and soaks up the broth.
- Add broth as necessary, stirring the rice constantly.
- Remove the vegetables from the oven.
- Set half of the cauliflower aside.
- Grind the remaining cauliflower and the sweet potato to a puree.
- When the risotto is almost done, add the puree.
- Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes.
- Grate the cheese
- Add the reserved sprigs of cauliflower.
- At the end of cooking, turn off the heat, and add the grated cheese.
- Mix until smooth.
- Sprinkle with more cheese if desired and fresh thyme.
- Serve immediately.