~ Risotto ~ Creamy & Flavorful

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Tired of the same old sides for dinner? Try this delicious Risotto for something different. The wine, saffron and Parm, have it bursting with flavor!



★★★★★ 1 vote

3 - 4
5 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 - 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed saffron
  • 1 1/2 c
    arborio rice
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp
  • Couple
    grinds of fresh black pepper

How to Make ~ Risotto ~ Creamy & Flavorful


  1. Place 3 tablespoons butter in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onions and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, In a medium saucepan, bring broth to a boil, then just keep warm. Mix 1/2 cup broth with saffron, set aside.
  3. To onions, add rice - cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in wine and continue cooking and stirring until wine is evaporated.
  4. Stir in 1/2 cup broth at a time, stirring and cooking until absorbed and keep continuing until all broth is absorbed. Add the broth with saffron to rice, salt and pepper, then cook until absorbed.
  5. Stir in cheese and last tbsp butter and serve immediately.

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About ~ Risotto ~ Creamy & Flavorful

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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