Thursday, September 15, 2016

Mushrooms & Spinach Risotto

Risotto is one of the most popular ways of cooking rice in Italy. This version is not only simple to put together, but it also tastes far better than what you would get in a restaurant. So hurry up, get the ingredients and make this incredible dish.


  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 150g of button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 150ml of white wine
  • 500ml of vegetable broth
  • 3/4 cup of rice
  • 50g of grated parmesan cheese
  • 500g of fresh spinach, chopped

Preparation :

Heat the oil and butter in a large deep frying pan. Add the onion and cook gently for 5 minutes until softened. Stir in the mushrooms and garlic and cook gently for 2-3 minutes. Next, stir in the rice to incorporate. Pour in the white wine and cook over medium-low heat, stirring from time to time until wine is absorbed.

Then add the vegetable broth in 4 additions, waiting each time for the liquid is absorbed. Add the cheese and stir until creamy. Season to taste. Add the spinach, cover the pan and cook until it has wilted.

Serve with freshly grated cheese.

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