Risi E Bisi With Ham and Parmesan

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is from one of my Food and Wine cookbooks. This is an adaptation of a Venetian recipe. Serve with some crusty bread. Comfort food dinner. YUM!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, melt the butter over moderately low heat.
  2. Add the onion, celery and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables start to soften, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the wine and boil until it almost evaporates, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Boil until the liquid is reduce to approximately 7 cups, about 20 minutes.
  6. Add the rice, parsley and salt and cook at a low boil, stirring occasionally, until the rice is just tender, 10-15 minutes.
  7. Stir in the peas, ham, Parmesan and pepper.


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We thought this was good for a Wednesday night dinner. It made good use of some leftover ham. Thanks for posting!

Tamaretta May 11, 2011

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