Basic risotto

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 400g - risotto rice
  • 1 dash - olive oil
  • 2 - onions, chopped
  • 100 ml - white wine
  • 1 liter - chicken or vegetable stock
  • 70g - butter
  • 100g - parmesan cheese
  • Salt and white pepper to taste

How to Make Basic risotto

  • Saute onions in olive oil and butter until they take a golden colour.
  • Add the risotto rice and saute until it gets translucent.
  • Add the white wine and simmer on low until the rice has absorbed the wine.
  • Add some of the hot stock, stirring lightly.
  • Let it simmer, stirring continuously, until all the stock has been absorbed by the rice.
  • Add some more stock and continue stirring and simmering on low temperature - until all the stock is used up.
  • Cook until the rice is soft but not overcooked.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle cheese on top.