The risotto is a very traditional dish in Italy, specifically in the northeast of the country due to the abundance of rice that these lands have, the preparation of risotto is very easy and its ingredients vary according to the type of risotto to prepare!
There are many varieties of risottos, among which we can name the zucchini and bacon risotto, risotto parmigiano, risotto with asparagus, risotto with prawns, among others.
Today we will prepare one of my favorites, it is the mushroom risotto, its preparation is very simple, it basically consists of cooking the rice gradually adding broth and stirring constantly so that the rice releases all its starch and gives us a creamier result, we will add mushrooms, butter and finally parmesan cheese, the result is irresistible and I'm sure you will love it!
Follow our step by step videos where we will show you how to make this delicious mushroom risotto, a recipe that everyone will love!
Ingredients To Prepare Mushroom Risotto
300 g. of arborio rice
400 g. of assorted mushrooms of your choice (in this recipe we use white mushrooms and portobello mushrooms)
1 lt. of vegetable stock
100 g. grated parmesan cheese
50 ml. of white wine
1 onion cut into small squares
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
40 g. butter
Chives for garnish
Salt and pepper to taste
How To Make Mushroom Risotto
Step 1: We begin the preparation of our mushroom risotto, for this, in a saucepan over medium heat, add the olive oil until hot, then add the onion and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes, then add the mushrooms, salt and pepper and cook for about 8 minutes more.
Step 1: How To Make Mushroom Risotto
Step 2: Add the rice and let it cook for a couple of minutes, then add the white wine, let all the alcohol evaporate and then gradually add the vegetable broth (first cover and when we see that there is almost no liquid left, add more broth, repeat the process until the rice is done and with a creamy texture, the approximate cooking time is 18 to 20 minutes).
Step 2: How To Make Mushroom Risotto
Step 3: When the rice is almost done, add the butter and Parmesan cheese, stir and our mushroom risotto is ready, I hope you enjoy it!
Step 3: How To Make Mushroom Risotto
Tips To Prepare Mushroom Risotto
When serving the mushroom risotto, you can add some chives on top for decoration.
As for the mushrooms, you can use the mushrooms of your choice, in this recipe we use white mushrooms and portobello.
Use homemade vegetable broth, the result of the mushroom risotto will be much better and healthier.
What can we accompany this recipe with?
The mushroom risotto is a very satiating dish, you can accompany it with a light salad as a starter and a good glass of white wine.
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