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Low-Maintenance Risotto with Crimini Mushrooms
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13 INGREDIENTS • 12 STEPS • 45MINS

Low-Maintenance Risotto with Crimini Mushrooms

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We get it: Constantly stirring risotto is not high on your list of priorities. (You have emails to send, homework to help with and Netflix shows to binge-watch, for crying out loud.) Your time is precious, so we’re here to help. All you have to do is keep an eye on the pot.
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We get it: Constantly stirring risotto is not high on your list of priorities. (You have emails to send, homework to help with and Netflix shows to binge-watch, for crying out loud.) Your time is precious, so we’re here to help. All you have to do is keep an eye on the pot.
45MINS
Total Time
$4.93
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
2
us / metric
Onion
1
Small Onion
Garlic
1 clove
Fresh Chives
6 stalks
Port Wine
2 Tbsp
Port Wine
Vegetable Base
2 Tbsp
Vegetable Base
White Cooking Wine
4 Tbsp
White Cooking Wine
Butter
4 Tbsp
Salt
as needed
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
939
Fat
48.7 g
Protein
23.1 g
Carbs
104.0 g
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step 1
Peel Onion (1) and discard peel. Mince onion and place in a small bowl. Mince Garlic (1 clove) and add to onion.
step 1 Peel Onion (1) and discard peel. Mince onion and place in a small bowl. Mince Garlic (1 clove) and add to onion.
step 2
Remove stems from Cremini Mushrooms (2 1/4 cups), if desired. Slice into quarter inch pieces and set aside. Mince Fresh Chives (6 stalks) and set aside for garnish.
step 3
Heat a small saute pan over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and the crimini mushrooms. Saute for one minute.
step 4
Add Port Wine (2 Tbsp) and continue to cook, stirring occasionally for three more minutes. Remove from heat and hold for plating.
step 4 Add Port Wine (2 Tbsp) and continue to cook, stirring occasionally for three more minutes. Remove from heat and hold for plating.
step 5
In a small saucepan over medium high heat, combine four cups of water with the Vegetable Base (2 Tbsp). When it boils, turn the heat down to low to keep the broth simmering.
step 6
Next, heat a large deep saute pan over medium high heat. When hot, add Olive Oil (1 Tbsp), minced onion, and the garlic. Cook until the mixture is translucent, about 5 minutes.
step 7
Add the Arborio Rice (1 cup) to the pan and cook while stirring to combine, about 1 minute.
step 7 Add the Arborio Rice (1 cup) to the pan and cook while stirring to combine, about 1 minute.
step 8
Add the White Cooking Wine (4 Tbsp) to the rice and lower the heat to medium heat and simmer until the liquid is nearly absorbed, about 5 minutes.
step 8 Add the White Cooking Wine (4 Tbsp) to the rice and lower the heat to medium heat and simmer until the liquid is nearly absorbed, about 5 minutes.
step 9
Add one cup of the broth, and cook until the rice has nearly absorbed all the liquid. Stir. Add remaining liquid one cup at a time, making sure the liquid is absorbed before adding the next cup.
step 10
Once all the broth has been added and is absorbed, add the Butter (4 Tbsp) and stir vigorously. The rice will become creamy. Add the Parmesan Cheese (4 Tbsp), Salt (as needed), and Ground Black Pepper (as needed). Stir well to combine. Fold in the mushrooms.
step 10 Once all the broth has been added and is absorbed, add the Butter (4 Tbsp) and stir vigorously. The rice will become creamy. Add the Parmesan Cheese (4 Tbsp), Salt (as needed), and Ground Black Pepper (as needed). Stir well to combine. Fold in the mushrooms.
step 11
Divide the risotto into two bowls. Garnish with chives.
step 11 Divide the risotto into two bowls. Garnish with chives.
step 12
Serve immediately and enjoy (with a nice glass of wine if desired!)
step 12 Serve immediately and enjoy (with a nice glass of wine if desired!)
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Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Lunch
Date Night
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Mushrooms
Fall
Vegetarian
Italian
Rice
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