Recipe: Basic Risotto

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 10:22

Try this classic Italian rice dish for dinner today.

Ingredients

4T Butter
4 T Olive oil
1 c Onion; yellow minced
2 c Rice;Arborio
6 c Chicken broth;homemade pref
4 t Salt
2 ds Pepper
Parmesan cheese -freshly grated

Instructions

Heat butter and oil in 14"X11"x2" dish or large casserole dish, uncovered at High for 2 minutes.

Add onions and stir to coat. Cook, uncovered at high for 4 minutes. Add rice and stir to coat. Cook, uncovered for 4 minutes more. Stir in broth (homemade is best; it has the best flavour).

Cook, uncovered for 12 minutes more. Remove from oven. Let stand uncovered for 5 minutes, to let rice absorb remaining liquid, stirring several times. Stir in salt, pepper and Parmesan if desired.



First Published: Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 10:22



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