Risotto Ai Funghi Porcini

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

its the traditional funghi porcini mushrooms recipe from my collection of italian recipe books, i have tried this recipe a hundred times or more and its always a hit for my husband and my friends....they even suggest this recipe if i am in doubt of what to serve for first course, ingredients are readily available except for the funghi porcini...(our company is importing the dried funghi porcini from italy)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak the funghi porcini in water for about 15 minutes. Drain and dried.
  2. Brown the 2 garlic cloves in olive oil and 20 gr. of butter. Saute' the finely chopped onions.
  3. Add the funghi porcini and parsley, leave it to cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the wine, leave it evaporate and then add the rice. Toast the rice for some minutes, then add a scoop of broth. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Mixing continuously, add broth scoop by scoop until the rice is cooked.Don't overcook, this will ruin the texture.
  6. Before taking out of the fire, add in the rest of the butter (20 gr.), the parmesan cheese and the chopped parsley.
  7. Take out the pan from the fire, Cover, leave it for 5 minutes then serve, with some parmesan cheese on top.