Creamy Asparagus Mushroom Risotto


Creamy Asparagus Mushroom Risotto

Creamy Asparagus Mushroom Risotto

Risotto is the epitome of comfort and indulgence, and this Creamy Asparagus Mushroom Risotto takes it to a whole new level. The creamy texture, earthy flavors of mushrooms, and the freshness of asparagus come together in a symphony of taste that leaves your palate longing for more. This recipe strikes the perfect balance between simplicity and luxury, making it ideal for both weeknight dinners and special occasions.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth, warmed
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  3. Add the Arborio rice and garlic, and cook for 2-3 minutes until the rice is lightly toasted.
  4. Pour in the white wine and cook until it’s mostly absorbed by the rice.
  5. Begin adding the warm vegetable broth, one ladleful at a time, stirring frequently. Allow each addition to be absorbed before adding more.
  6. When the rice is almost cooked, stir in the sliced mushrooms and asparagus pieces.
  7. Continue adding the broth and stirring until the rice and vegetables are tender and creamy.
  8. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese, remaining butter, and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A luxurious blend of Arborio rice, mushrooms, and asparagus, all cooked to creamy perfection.

Nutrition information: Calories: 380, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 50g, Protein: 15g

After you’ve savored the last spoonful of this Creamy Asparagus Mushroom Risotto, you’ll find yourself yearning to recreate its magic time and time again. The harmonious combination of rich Parmesan, tender Arborio rice, and the fresh crunch of asparagus is a testament to the joys of cooking. Whether you’re treating yourself or impressing guests, this risotto will always rise to the occasion, transforming any meal into an extraordinary experience.

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