cruciferous oven risotto

outside it’s winter;

inside the washing machine

a hint of damp spring

4 servings

2 T olive oil, 1 t black pepper, 2 c diced onion, 2 T minced garlic, 1-2 T vegetable bouillon paste, 1.5 c arborio rice, 1/2 c white wine, 1 can quartered artichoke hearts, drained; 8 brussels sprouts, halved; 2 c chopped broccoli, 1/2 c parm, fresh parsley

heat oil, pepper, onion, garlic, bouillon, cook until browning; add rice, cook 1 minute; add wine, artichokes, cook 2 minutes; add brussels sprouts, 4 c hot water; 375 F, 20 minutes; stir in broccoli, parm, bake until almost done; broil, top with parsley