Simple Risotto

Simple Risotto Photo: Anna Williams
Hands On Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 serves


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cups Arborio rice

  • 1 cup dry white wine

  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth

  • 1 cup grated Parmesan

  • kosher salt and black pepper


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes.

  2. Add the rice and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.

  3. Add the wine and cook, stirring frequently, until the liquid is absorbed.

  4. Add the broth ½ cup at a time, stirring occasionally and waiting until it’s absorbed before adding more. It should take about 30 minutes for all of it to be absorbed.

  5. Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Spoon into bowls.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

660 Calories
15g Fat
94g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 660
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 662mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 94g 34%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 23g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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