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Lemon Pepper Broccoli Risotto

Lemon Pepper Broccoli Risotto

Light and tangy, lemon broccoli risotto is a perfect side or main dish. Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli, rice, risotto
Diet Category Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, diary free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 248kcal
Author Alkaline Recipes


  • 1 cup of arborio rice
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cups of baby broccoli chopped (fresh if possible)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lemon sliced


  • Toss all ingredients in instant pot. Top with sliced lemon. Set to high pressure for 4 minutes. Let steam NR, naturally release.


  • Toss all ingredients in soup pot. Top with sliced lemon. Bring to boil and simmer 30 minutes, or until rice is cooked.
  • Stir rice and broccoli together and serve.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 248kcal