Creamy Parmesan Risotto
Indulge in the rich and creamy goodness of our homemade Creamy Parmesan Risotto. This classic Italian dish is a comfort food favorite, perfect for both weeknight dinners and special occasions. With a luscious blend of Arborio rice, Parmesan cheese, and a touch of wine, each bite is a symphony of flavors that will transport you straight to Italy.
- 1 ½ cups Arborio rice
- 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 cup dry white wine
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish
- In a saucepan, heat the chicken or vegetable broth and keep it warm over low heat.
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté until translucent.
- Add the Arborio rice to the skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until the rice is lightly toasted.
- Pour in the white wine and cook until it’s mostly absorbed by the rice.
- Begin adding the warm broth one ladle at a time, stirring constantly and allowing the liquid to absorb before adding more. Continue this process until the rice is creamy and cooked to your desired level of doneness.
- Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese until it’s fully melted and incorporated into the risotto. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve the Creamy Parmesan Risotto hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes
Creamy Parmesan Risotto is the ultimate Italian comfort food. With its velvety texture and savory Parmesan flavor, it’s a gourmet dish that’s surprisingly simple to make. Whether you’re cooking for a special occasion or just craving some indulgent comfort food, this recipe won’t disappoint.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 380 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 13g | Fiber: 1g
In conclusion, Creamy Parmesan Risotto is a classic Italian dish that never goes out of style. With its rich, cheesy goodness and creamy texture, it’s a meal that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds. Whether you’re an experienced chef or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is easy to follow and guarantees delicious results. So, gather your ingredients, pour yourself a glass of wine, and get ready to savor the flavors of Italy in the comfort of your home.