Risotto Mix

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the mix: Layer ingredients in order listed, packing lightly before adding each layer.
  • Seal jar, cover top with fabric and attach a gift tag with directions for preparing the risotto.
  • In a medium saucepan, heat broth and keep at a simmer.
  • Heat oil and butter in a large skillet; add the shallot and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes or until tender, stir in risotto mix.
  • Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until rice glistens.
  • Pour about 1/2 cup broth into skillet, cook and stir at medium-low heat until rice absorbs broth, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add 1/2 cup of broth and repeat; continue until all liquid has been incorporated, rice should be tender but slightly firm at the center.
  • When the rice is cooked through, stir in cheese and serve immediately.
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