Creamy Parmesan Risotto With Asparagus

Total Time
1hr 2mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 47 mins

From the Cuisinart Rice Cooker instruction booklet. Makes 3 cups (serves 6 as a side dish, 4 as a first course, 2 as an entree) This is for the 4 cup rice cooker.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lightly coat the steaming tray of the rice cooker with cooking spray. Place asparagus in steaming tray, reserve.
  2. Place butter and olive oil in the rice cooking bowl, turn on and wait one minute. Stir in the chopped onions anc arrots and cover, cook 1 minute.
  3. Add the rice; stir to coat completely. Cover and cook 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the wine; cover. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, until wine is completely absorbed.
  5. Add the water or stock; stir.
  6. Cover and cook 25 minutes, stirring 2 or 3 times during cooking.
  7. Place the asparagus filled steaming tray on the rice cooking bowl and cover. Cook until the rice cooker switches to "warm, about 5 minutes longer.
  8. When the rice cooker switches to "warm", stir in the heavy cream, Parmesan and white pepper. Replace the steaming tray over the rice cooking bowl and let stand on "warm" for 5 to 10 minutes.
  9. Stir the steamed asparagus into the risotto.