Low-Maintenance Risotto

Risotto in pan
Christopher Baker
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Hands-On Time
15
minutes
Total Time
35
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

3
tablespoons
unsalted butter
1
medium onion, finely chopped
kosher salt and black pepper
1
cup
Arborio rice
1/2
cup
dry white wine
3 1/2
cups
low-sodium chicken broth, plus more if needed
1/2
cup
grated Parmesan (2 ounces), plus more for serving
2
tablespoons
chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Directions

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add the wine and simmer until absorbed.
  4. Add half the broth (1 ¾ cups) and simmer, stirring once, until absorbed, 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Add the remaining broth and simmer, stirring once, until the rice is tender and creamy, 8 to 10 minutes. (If the rice is not cooked through and the mixture is dry, add more broth and continue to cook until tender.)
  6. Stir in the Parmesan and the remaining tablespoon of butter. Sprinkle with the parsley and additional Parmesan, if desired.
Kate Merker
September 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 217
  • Fat 13 g
  • Sat Fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 37 mg
  • Sodium 616 mg
  • Protein 11 g
  • Carbohydrate 13 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Calcium 213 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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