Easy Risotto

Tammy T


I love risotto and have not made it before so I am adding this simple recipe as I will be making this and I also added the mushrooms and garlic to suit my taste. You can omit those if you like, but why? :)

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10 Min
25 Min


1/3 c
chopped onion (1 small)
1 Tbsp
butter or margarine
5 oz
white mushroom, finely chopped
garlic clove, minced
2/3 c
arborio rice or long grain rice
2 c
1 tsp
instant chicken bouillon granuels
dash of black pepper
1/2 to 3/4 c
frozen peas, to your desired amount
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese or romano cheese

How to Make Easy Risotto


  • 1In a medium saucepan cook the onion in hot butter until tender. Add the garlic and mushrooms, cook 1 minute more. Add the rice and cook and stir 2 minutes more. Carefully stir in the water, bouillon granuales, and pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce heat. Simmer covered 20 minutes (do not lift lid during)
  • 2Remove saucepan from heat and stir in peas. (does not say to thaw them) Let stand, covered for 5 minutes. Rice should be tender but slightly firm and mixture creamy. (can stir in a little water if needed) Stir in parmesan cheese.

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About Easy Risotto

Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids