Monday, January 25, 2010

Basic Microwave Risotto

If all the stirring, stirring has discouraged you from making creamy risotto, then read on. This simple recipe cooks up all by itself in about 20 minutes. You can add different ingredients to the basic recipe .

You need

3 tablespoons butter
1 clove garlic minced
1 onion chopped
1 1 /2 cups vegetable broth
1 cup uncooked Arborio rice
3/4 cup white wine
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

How to

In a 3 quart microwave safe dish combine butter,garlic,and onion. Place dish in microwave and cook on high for 3 minutes
Place vegetable broth in a microwave dish, Heat until the broth is hot but not boiling
Stir the rice and broth into the casserole dish with the onion,butter and garlic mixture. Cover the dish tightly and cook on high for 6 minutes.
Stir wine into the rice. Cook on high for 10 more minutes Most of the liquid should boil off. Stir the cheese into the rice and serve.

This would go great with the Parmesan Chicken !!

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