Who says a pot of risotto needs constant stirring? These creamy, flavorful versions practically cook themselves.

By Kate Merker

Start with the basic risotto recipe for a no-fuss, delicious dish. If you’re feeling fancy, try one of the four easy variations that are sure to impress.

  1. Low-Maintenance Risotto
  2. Lemony Shrimp and Arugula Risotto
  3. Saffron Risotto
  4. Mushroom and Herb Risotto
  5. Pea and Scallion Risotto