Lemon Wild Rice Risotto

Recipe by Dancer
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash wild rice carefully and drain.
  • In a large paella pan or large frying pan over medium heat, melt 3 tablespoons butter or margarine.
  • Add onion; saute until soft.
  • Add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • Add saffron and stir to dissolve.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Add wild rice, basil, marjoram, thyme, oregano, and cayenne pepper; simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Add sherry and simmer, covered, another 30 minutes or until most of the sherry is absorbed.
  • Add 3 cups chicken broth, arborio rice, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  • Simmer, stirring frequently, 20 minutes or until arborio rice is just tender but still firm to bite and mixture is creamy.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, salt, pepper, tomatoes, onions, and parmesan cheese.
  • Stir until butter or margarine is melted.
  • Serve immediately.
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