Spring Risotto With Shallots and Lemon

Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

This risotto recipe is a masterpiece, a fresh musical overture for your palate - dining on this risotto is akin to hearing a symphony played by the world's greatest philharmonic, performed in a glorious baroque concert hall.

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  1. Chop shallots and celery finely.
  2. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, cream, and parmesan. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil and 2 T butter in a large skillet. Add shallots and celery and cook until softened.
  4. Add arborio rice and stir to coat rice with oil/butter.
  5. Pour 1 cup of stock into the pan. Stir until completely absorbed. Repeat until risotto is creamy and tender.
  6. Add lemon zest and rosemary.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in the reserved bowl of cream and lemon juice.
  8. Add butter, pepper and salt and serve.