Saffron Risotto With Pistachios

Recipe by KittyKitty

Saffron is expensive, but it is worth itand you use such a small amount at a time, you have it for a while. This dish is so good, it is one of my favorites.

Top Review by ElaineAnn

I love risotto and this version is my new favorite. The addition of saffron and pistachios was wonderful. Made for My 3 Chefs. Thanks for sharing your recipe KittyKitty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat; add onion. Saute 5 minutes. Add saffron; saute 1 minute. Add rice; cok 2 minutes, stirring constantly. reduce heat to medium; add vermouth and 2 cups broth. Cook, stirrinng constantly, until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Repeat procedure with remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time. (Cooking time is 30-45 minutes) Remove from heat; stir in cheese and pistachios.

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