Parmesan Risotto

*I use this as my base for every risotto dish I make

 

INGREDIENTS:

4-5 cups low-sodium chicken stock

2 T unsalted butter

1/4 cup chopped shallots

1 cup arborio rice

1/4 cup dry white wine

1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan

S&P to taste

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

In a medium sauce pan, warm the chicken stock until just before boiling.

In a second medium sauce pan over medium-high heat, melt 1 T butter. Add the shallots and stir 1-2 minutes.

Reduce heat to medium and add the rice, stirring to make sure it’s coated with the butter. Stir 2 minutes.

Add the wine and stir occasionally, until the wine is absorbed.

Still on medium heat, all a ladle of the chicken stock and stir frequently until absorbed. Continue adding a ladle of the stock until the rice is tender and the stock is almost gone or gone.

When the last of the stock is almost absorbed, add the final T of butter and the Parmesan cheese and stir. Season with S&P.

Serve immediately.

 

 

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