Arborio rice risotto with mushrooms

Arborio rice risotto with mushrooms

Arborio rice risotto with mushrooms is a well-known Italian dish. We suggest cooking it with champignons, which perfectly complement its creamy taste. The risotto turns out to be very tender and creamy.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 757 kcal


  • 1 pan
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 glass
  • 1 grater


  • 200 g rice
  • 650 g broth
  • 350 g champignons
  • 50 g butter
  • 100 g wine white
  • 1 pc onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 80 g cheese


  • Prepare the necessary ingredients. A large pan with high sides will be needed for cooking. Any broth (chicken, meat, vegetable) can be used, or water in a pinch. For risotto, it is better to use rice varieties rich in starch. Arborio is excellent, but any other can also be used.
    Ingredients for arborio rice risotto with mushrooms
  • Peel the onion, cut into small pieces. Pour olive oil into a heated pan and add 25 grams of butter. When the butter melts, add the onion and fry until golden brown.
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  • Wash the champignons, slice them and add to the pan. Add another 25 grams of butter. Fry until ready, about 10 minutes. The mushrooms will become soft and golden brown.
    350 g champignons
    Adding champignons in a pan
  • Add finely chopped garlic. Cook for a couple of minutes and add the rice. Stirring, cook for three minutes.
    2 cloves garlic, 200 g rice
    Adding finely chopped garlic
  • Pour in the white wine and wait for it to evaporate. Add salt.
    100 g wine, ½ tsp salt
    Pour in the white wine, adding salt
  • Add part of the broth to the rice with a ladle. Stir and wait for the liquid to evaporate. Add a new portion. Thus, use all the broth. Depending on the rice, a little more or less liquid may be needed. Usually, 3-4 cups of broth or water are required for 1 cup of rice.
    650 g broth
    Adding part of the broth to the rice
  • For a creamier texture, grate the cheese on a fine grater and sprinkle over the rice. Mix, turn off the stove and leave for a few minutes to melt the cheese.
    80 g cheese
    Sprinkling grated cheese over the rice
  • Place on a plate, sprinkle with grated cheese and fresh herbs on top. The mushroom risotto is ready.
    Arborio rice risotto with mushrooms


Calories: 757kcalCarbohydrates: 90gProtein: 21gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 19gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 1935mgPotassium: 829mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 801IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 255mgIron: 2mg
Keyword cheese, dinner




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