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Creamy Mushroom Risotto
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Creamy Mushroom Risotto with fresh mushrooms and parmesan, a quick and easy vegetarian dinner recipe that is sure to impress everyone. You can't even say it doesn't have wine like the classic recipe, it's absolutely delicious and so comforting. A comforting recipe no matter the season, my mushroom risotto rivals the one cooked in any Italian restaurant. Quick and easy, a big hit with the whole family.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: comfort food
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 557 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 1 cup risotto (Arborio) rice
  • 4 cups hot vegetable stock (broth)
  • 2 cups closed-cup mushrooms
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp parmesan
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • a pinch of black pepper
  • fresh parsley to garnish
Instructions
  1. Cut the mushrooms into quarters, then peel and chop the garlic.

  2. Heat up one tablespoon of butter in a pan, add the mushrooms and garlic, and cook for about 5-7 minutes until the mushrooms release all their liquid and brown.

  3. In a separate pan, heat up the olive oil and the other tablespoon of butter, and add the chopped onion. 

  4. Fry the onion until transluscent, then rinse the rice under cold water and add it to the onion. 

  5. Stir for about 30 seconds, then add the mushrooms and one ladleful of stock at a time, and keep stirring until it's absorbed, then add more until you finish it up and the rice is cooked through. 

  6. Add the salt, parmesan and black pepper, and garnish with freshly-chopped parsley.

  7. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Mushroom Risotto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 557 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 2325mg97%
Potassium 584mg17%
Carbohydrates 90g30%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1355IU27%
Vitamin C 7.7mg9%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.