Vegan Pea and Asparagus Risotto

  pea and asparagus rissoto           Ingredients 25g (1 oz) margarine 1 onion, finely chopped 320g/11 oz arborio rice 1 tablespoon all purpose seasoning 1 litre (about 1 3/4 pints) vegetable stock (use 2 stock cubes) 1 carrot, sliced 250g/9oz tray asparagus tips 175g/6oz frozen petit pois Salt and pepper Chopped fresh basil Preparation Method Melt Vegetable margarine in a large saucepan and fry the onion for about 5 minutes until softened. Add rice, stir until coated then add all purpose seasoning. Cook for 20 minutes, adding stock every few minutes when the risotto becomes dry and starts to stick. After 10 minutes add the carrots, and add the asparagus 5 minutes later (5 mins before serving). Add the petit pois a couple of minutes before you're ready to eat. Check seasoning and garnish with chopped basil.