Rich & Creamy Mushroom Risotto
Mushroom risotto is a classic Italian comfort dish that’s both rich and creamy. It’s the perfect balance of flavors and textures, making it a favorite among both home cooks and food enthusiasts. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or craving a cozy night in, this recipe for Rich & Creamy Mushroom Risotto will never disappoint.
- 2 cups Arborio rice
- 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth, hot
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sauté until translucent.
- Add the sliced mushrooms and cook until they release their moisture and become tender.
- Stir in the Arborio rice and cook for a few minutes until it becomes translucent at the edges.
- Pour in the white wine and stir until it’s mostly absorbed by the rice.
- Gradually add hot broth, one ladle at a time, stirring frequently. Allow each ladle of broth to be absorbed before adding more. Continue until the rice is creamy and cooked al dente, about 18-20 minutes.
- Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Remove from heat, cover, and let it sit for a few minutes before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Rich & Creamy Mushroom Risotto is a savory delight that’s perfect for any occasion. With its luxurious texture and earthy mushroom flavor, it’s sure to impress your guests or satisfy your own comfort food cravings.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 380 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 10g
Mushroom risotto is not just a dish; it’s an experience. The creamy rice, infused with the deep umami flavors of mushrooms, is a comforting hug in a bowl. It’s a dish that takes a little time and attention but rewards you with a mouthwatering result. The wine adds a touch of elegance, while the Parmesan cheese brings richness to every bite.
So, whether you’re cooking for a special occasion or simply treating yourself to a gourmet meal at home, this Rich & Creamy Mushroom Risotto is the perfect choice. Gather your ingredients, pour a glass of wine, and let’s embark on a culinary journey that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight.