Yum, Yum, Yum! What a fantastic dish! The risotto was so creamy and by itself would have made a delicious side. Next time I will be adding extra mushrooms though. For the meat sauce, I used 3/4 lbs of sausage, plus I had one andouille sausage link leftover from another dish that I chopped up and threw in. I really liked the little bit of heat it added. I did cook the meat sauce ahead of time as suggested, and it gave the flavors extra time to blend while waiting on the risotto. I will definitely be making this again! Made for PAC Spring 2009.