Recipe: Yummy Italian Risotto

Italian Risotto.

Italian Risotto You can cook Italian Risotto using 13 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Italian Risotto

  1. Prepare 1/4 cup of butter.
  2. You need 1 of medium onion, chopped.
  3. It’s 1 stalk of celery, very finely chopped.
  4. Prepare 2 cloves of garlic, minced or mashed.
  5. You need 1 cup of Arborio rice (or uncooked white rice).
  6. It’s 1 tbs of olive oil.
  7. You need 1/2 cup of dry white wine.
  8. You need 3.5 cups of vegetable broth (hot).
  9. Prepare 1/4 tsp of salt.
  10. Prepare 1/4 tsp of pepper.
  11. It’s 1/2 tsp of dried thyme.
  12. It’s 3/4 cup of frozen peas, (completely thawed).
  13. Prepare 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese.

Italian Risotto step by step

  1. Have all ingredients prepared, measured, and ready to use. Like they say, risotto waits for no one..
  2. Heat butter in a medium sauce pan on medium heat. When foam subsides, add onion and celery, sauté until onion is soft, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute..
  3. Stir in rice; add a bit of olive oil, sauté for 2-3 minutes. Keep stirring until slightly toasted..
  4. Add the wine and stir this a few times. Heat until the liquid is almost evaporated. [Add finely chopped celery leaves].
  5. Add 1 cup of the hot broth (microwave) into the rice mixture and stir. Add the salt & pepper and thyme. Stir often until liquid is absorbed..
  6. Add more broth each time in stages by one (1) cup, stirring routinely, just when the broth is absorbed, add the next, until all (but 1/2 cup) is used. Cooking time varies, ~ 30-40 minutes..
  7. With rice now just tender, add the peas, and mix. Remove from heat and add the parmesan cheese and mix thoroughly..
  8. Transfer the creamy rice to a bowl or plates, and enjoy..
  9. [Use the 1/2 cup broth for next day leftover heating].