April 2022

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Mushroom Risotto

Delicious and filling this mushroom risotto combines the health benefits of mushrooms and the decadence of risotto! Perfect for a one-bowl meal or as a side dish.

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  • 8-9 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1.5 lb mushrooms (a mix of your favorites)
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • ½ cup dry white wine (can be omitted)
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh herbs


  1. Warm broth in a saucepan over low heat.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion & cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Add butter & mushrooms & cook for 3 minutes until soft – set aside.
  5. Add 2 tbsp of olive oil & rice to saucepan, stirring to coat.
  6. After rice has turned a golden color, pour in wine, stirring until wine is absorbed.
  7. Start adding broth 1 cup at a time - stirring until broth is absorbed. Continue adding broth ½-1 cup at a time until absorbed – stirring constantly and the rice is tender but not overcooked – about 20-25 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat & stir in the mushrooms & Parmesan.
  9. Add salt & pepper to taste & garnish with chopped herbs.

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