Loved this! I used Roma tomatoes and it turned out so yummy! This was the first time I have made Risotto and it wasn't as difficult as I had imagined. The only thing I did wrong was not letting the liquid absorb fully before adding more so next time I will be a little more patient and it will be perfect.
I love risotto and this was one of the best I have ever made. Very simple to prepare and delicious, with just the right consistency. The only change I made was to eliminate the butter, which reduced calories considerably.
Very Rich!! Well worth the time and effort. Good on it's own or as a side dish. I didn't have fresh basil ... i used 2 tbls of dried basil. I'm sure with fresh basil it would be even better. I'll definetly make it again. Thanks!!
I made this with fresh tomatoes from the farmer's market and basil from the pot on my deck which is overflowing with the stuff. I must say the standing over the stove and stirring got a bit tedious after awhile. However, the result was a fine, fine flavorful risotto, definitely worth 5 stars.
Perfect recipe! So much fun to use my garden tomatoes and basil for this. Perfect for summer time.
So tasty and filling. We served with hot spicy Chourico sausage.
I only changed 1 thing. I added some tomato paste to the hot stock, to give it that extra punch of tomato flavor.(color too)
I also used the entire 1 lb box of risotto and added more stock as I did not want to be left with just a handful of leftover rice.
Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.
Lovely fresh tomato flavor!
Excellent risotto, really great flavor. 'Serves 8' must must mean as a side or entre, as a main I'd probably say serves 4. Very easy to increase the quantities, which I did.
excellent. i added a little chilli and a knob of butter and it was delicious. i aso added a squeeze of lemon at the end on the plate and it made it even tastier. thank you for recipe.