Morel Risotto

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dicentra

Cooking Light May 2010

Top Review by DianaEatingRichly

This was pretty good, but I really felt like the heavy morel taste needed some acidity to balance it out. Maybe a little lemon juice and zest. I would try it again with those added. This may also be because I had to rehydrate dried morels as I can't get fresh ones in my area.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring Homemade Chicken Stock to a simmer in a small saucepan (do not boil). Keep warm over low heat.
  2. 2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots, onion, and thyme to pan; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms; cook 1 minute.
  3. Add rice; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in vermouth; cook 30 seconds or until liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir in 1 cup stock; cook 4 minutes or until the liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring frequently.
  5. Add remaining stock, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly until each portion of stock is absorbed before adding the next (about 25 minutes total). Add cheese, cream, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat; top with chives.

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