Rosy Red Risotto

3
Kathy W

By
@Kattyw

This is a fun dish to serve, especially during the Christmas Season. Add a sprig or two of fresh parsley for an even more festive look.

For some risotto can be a bit intimidating. It is really an easy dish to make. Just takes a little time and attention, but it is so worth it.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1/2-3/4 c
beets, about 1/2 of a can of beets (15.5 oz) plain - not pickled, drain and reserve liquid, small diced
1 medium
onion, diced
1-2 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
white wine (optional)
1 c
arborio rice
4 1/2 c
hot stock, chicken or vegetable
1 Tbsp
butter
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Rosy Red Risotto

Step-by-Step

  • Drain beets, reserving liquid, about 1/2 cup. Dice beets - small dice and set...
    1Drain beets, reserving liquid, about 1/2 cup. Dice beets - small dice and set aside. (If you don't want red hands, wear gloves.) Add reserved liquid to stock.
  • 2Heat oil in a heavy 2 quart pot. Saute onion in oil until translucent.
  • 3Add rice and stir until grains are coated with oil.
  • 4Add wine (Optional - or use stock if you prefer) and stir constantly on medium heat until wine is absorbed.
  • Add 1 cup of stock, stirring until liquid is absorbed. Continue cooking for about...
    5Add 1 cup of stock, stirring until liquid is absorbed. Continue cooking for about 20 - 30 minutes, adding the remaining liquid 1 cup at a time, allowing liquid to absorb before adding more. The rice, when done, should be firm with a little bite in the center, or al dente.
  • 6Remove from heat. Add butter and stir vigorously until butter is melted and risotto is creamy.
  • 7Gently stir in the diced beets and serve.

Printable Recipe Card

About Rosy Red Risotto

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #rice, #beets




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

16 Homemade Biscuits And Gravy Recipes

16 Homemade Biscuits and Gravy Recipes

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew@JustaPinch

Who doesn’t love flaky, delicious and slobber-worthy biscuits and gravy recipes? We certainly drool over them. Make these homemade biscuit and gravy recipes right in your own kitchen and enjoy...

9 Superb Stuffed Pepper Recipes

9 Superb Stuffed Pepper Recipes

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew@JustaPinch

Quick, easy and delicious, these stuffed pepper recipes are family tested and approved!

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew

In my part of the country, one day it's cold the next it's warm. I'm not sure Mother Nature can figure out what season it is. Even if the weather...

promotion