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Creamy Risotto With Mushrooms

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Creamy risotto with the rich flavor of sauteed mushrooms. Oh my mouth watering goodness.
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Button mushroom 1⁄2 Pound, cleaned and sliced
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Arborio rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Italian parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. In a saucepan bring the chicken broth to a simmer over medium heat.
2. Heat 1/2 of the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and garlic and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes until the mushrooms are wilted. Remove and set aside.
3. In the saucepan heat the remaining olive oil over medium heat. Stir in a 1/3 of the unsalted butter.
4. Stir in the Arborio rice and toast for 5 to 7 minutes. Constantly stir the rice to prevent burning.
5. Stir in the white wine. Add 1 1/2 cups of the simmering chicken broth. Continue to stir the Arborio rice until the broth is absorbed.
6. Add an additional 1/2 cup of broth and continually stir until the broth is absorbed. Repeat until the broth is all used up.
7. Stir in the reserved mushrooms and garlic.
8. Stir in the remaining unsalted butter, whipping cream, Italian parsley, and grated Parmesan cheese..
9. Add salt and black pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Mushroom, Vegetable
Low Cholesterol
Here is a wonderful video where the chef shares a delicious recipe for creamy risotto with a rich garlicky flavor of sautéed mushrooms. The video is very nicely explained and all the ingredients here makes the risotto so flavorful and mouth watering!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 612 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g58.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50.6 mg16.9%

Sodium 567.6 mg23.6%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.83 g3.3%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 8 g16.5%

Vitamin A 11.5% Vitamin C 11.7%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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