Instant Pot risotto is pretty magical. You get all the delicious flavor of the creamy, indulgent Italian rice dish that so many of us love, but the popular appliance streamlines the otherwise tedious process of making it.

By Kelly Vaughan
February 07, 2019

Instant Pot risotto is pretty magical. You get all the delicious flavor of the creamy, indulgent Italian rice dish that so many of us love, but the popular appliance streamlines the otherwise tedious process of making it. (Traditionally prepared risotto requires constant stirring to avoid scorching the rice and cooking it too quickly.) The combination of the Sauté and Pressure Cooker settings results in what you'd expect in a perfectly prepared risotto—one with subtle nutty aromatics and a satisfying creamy consistency. Just as with the classic preparation, you can serve Instant pot risotto plain or with fresh herbs, meaty mushrooms, colorful vegetables, and fragrant spices. Read on for everything you need to know about preparing risotto in an Instant Pot.

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