Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

It’s a creamy tasty risotto; do try the mushroom;it's also fantastic! I used fresh herbs! please cut down the amounts to 1/2 tsp when using dry herbs.This recipe is from my son who is a chef. He slowly made it in front of me so I could write it down;it is one of my very favourite things to indulge in!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In olive oil sweat onions, shallots and garlic until translucent.
  2. Add fresh herbs and rice.Cut down to 1/2 tsp each of using dry herbs.
  3. Cook 4-5 minutes until rice begins to stick.
  4. Deglaze with 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth.
  5. Gradually add 2 Cups of chicken broth stirring constantly.
  6. Remove from heat while rice is still al dente.*
  7. It is best served when the rice is a bit crunchy.
  8. Add parmesan cheese and butter. Serve immediately.
  9. Mushroom Risotto:.
  10. Add 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms of your choice to the onions.
  11. Use red wine instead of the white.
Most Helpful

A nice comfortable rice dish. The texture is creamy, even without the added butter. I would use less onion and more herbs next time, but that's all personal taste. The preparation instructions are good for a novice risotto maker.