Cook up an easy risotto with marinara sauce for a no-fuss lunch or dinner when your busy schedule needs a kitchen break! A few days ago we posted our "Moms Marinara Sauce."
With Mom's marinara sauce already made, you can to whip up this dish in matter of minutes. Just cook or steam your favorite long grain rice, add marinara sauce to it and serve! It's that easy!
As kids growing up, comfort food to us was having some kind pasta or risotto EVERY night for dinner. Like most of us, comfort food sometimes bring us back to those cherished memories from the good old days. Enjoy this easy risotto dish and bon appetite!
EASY Risotto with Marinara Sauce
- 1 cup Long Grain Rice
- 2 cups water
- 1 Tbsp. butter or olive oil
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 2 cups Moms Quick Marinara Sauce
- chopped parsley for garnish
In a medium sauce pot, bring 2 cups of water to boil.
Add salt, butter and long grain rice.
Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, until rice is tender.
Remove. Add 1 cup of marinara sauce into the rice. Stir in the sauce until well combined. Spoon the rice into pasta bowls. Spoon some additional (pre-heated) sauce on top. Garnish with a some chopped parsley and serve.
Serves 2- 4