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apple cinnamon breakfast risotto

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Debra Taylor
Antioch, CA

I'm not a big fan of oatmeal or cream of wheat, but this is a great hot cereal alternative for breakfast. I eat it with a little bit of 1/2 & 1/2.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For apple cinnamon breakfast risotto

  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, cold
  • 4 md
    apples, peeled, cored, diced
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    allspice, ground
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    aborio rice
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 4 c
    apple juice
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make apple cinnamon breakfast risotto

  • 1
    Spray crock pot with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Melt butter in large skillet over med-high heat. Add apples, cinnamon, allspice and salt. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until apples begin to release juices. Transfer to crock-pot.
  • 3
    Add rice and stir to coat. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over top of rice. Add apple juice and vanilla.
  • 4
    Cover; cook on high setting 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 5
    Ladle into bowls and serve with either dried cranberries, raisins, sliced almonds or walnuts if desired.