Lemon-Parsley Risotto

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Fishermanswife73

Real Simple May 2006

Top Review by Cook4_6

This was very good. I could not get my youngest child to try it (and he loves rice), but the rest of us enjoyed it. I thought it could have had a bit more lemon flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat, add the wine, and cook, stirring frequently until the liquid is absorbed before adding more.
  5. Add the broth 1/2 cup at a time, stirring occasionally and waiting until it's absorbed before adding more.
  6. This should take about 30 minutes total.
  7. The rice should be tender but still slightly firm.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Add the lemon juice, salt, pepper, Parmesan and remaining butter and stir until the butter melts.
  10. Spoon into individual bowls and sprinkle with zest and parsley.

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