Recipe from Pasta Plus!! //


Risotto ai funghi
Serves 6

  • 5 T butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lb mushrooms, cleaned and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dry Italian white wine
  • 1 t fresh thyme or oregano, finely chopped
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 5 to 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
OO Frying pan, covered saucepan.

  1. In a saucepan, bring the broth to a simmer and keep hot over very low heat.
  2. Sauté onion in the melted butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat until translucent.
  3. Add the mushrooms and the herbs and sauté for a minute or two.
  4. Add the rice, and continue cooking, stirring for 3 minutes until well coated with the fat.
  5. Add the wine and simmer, stirring constantly, till absorbed by rice, about 2 minutes.
  6. Start adding the stock a cup at a time as per instructions for risotto till done.
  7. Turn off the heat. Add half the Parmesan, stir, cover and let sit for 2 minutes.
  8. Place on a warm serving platter.
  9. Pass the rest of the cheese at table.