Basic Risotto

Basic Risotto


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This is a very easy and basic risotto suitable as a base to add other flavours or to serve as a side dish. It is good as it does not require constant stirring.

Kim Sanchez

Serves: 6 

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup sliced spring onion
  • 1 1/3 cups uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 litre water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken stock powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Melt butter in a large frypan over medium-high heat. Cook spring onions in butter briefly then add the rice. Cook and stir for a few minutes to toast rice.
  2. Stir in water and season with chicken stock and pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low.
  3. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in the parmesan cheese.

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