Heirloom Tomato Risotto

Recipe by LaxLily
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat shallow saucepot over medium heat.
  • Melt 2 Tb of butter in pot.
  • Toast Arborio rice for two to three minutes.
  • Re-glaze with white wine.
  • Reduce wine until it's completely gone/.
  • Add chicken stock, two cups at a time, waiting until stock is totally absorbed before adding the next two cups.
  • After last two cups of stock are addeds, add cream and cheese and continue to cook until mixture begins to thicken.
  • Be sure you are stitting often with spatula to avoid sticking.
  • When mixture is thick, add tomatoes, asparagus, leeks, basil, tarragon, and pepper.
  • If risotto seems to thickened, thin out with a little more stock.
  • Cook for one to two more minutes, making sure not to break up the tomatoes.
  • Finish with last tablespoon of butter.
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