Wild Mushroom Risotto

By on December 17, 2016

In Italy food is recognized not only for its daily nourishment but for the daily comfort and pleasure it brings to a family meal.

Risotto with Wild Mushrooms

Risotto with Wild Mushrooms

This is an elegant version of an Italian comfort food.

It combines risotto, mushrooms, a rich meat stock and a few well-placed accents of earthy white truffle oil.

Wild Mushroom Risotto
 
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In Italy food is recognized not only for its daily nourishment but for the daily comfort and pleasure it brings to a family meal. This is an elegant version of an Italian comfort food. It combines risotto, mushrooms, a rich meat stock and a few well-placed accents of earthy white truffle oil.
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Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ***
  • 11/2 cups finely chopped onion
  • ¾ lb fresh mixed wild mushrooms, such as shiitakes, portobellos, and crimini, sliced. A wild forest blend of 4oz dried mushrooms may be substituted. Re-hydrate according to package instructions ***
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • ¾ cup dry white wine
  • 3 oz Glace de Viande Gold® ***
  • 6 cups water, heated or substitute equal amounts of strained liquid from re-hydrating dried mushrooms. ***
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano
  • ¼ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbs white truffle oil ***
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a medium size casserole. Add onions and sauté until lightly browned.
  2. Stir in mushrooms and cook until tender, about 5 minutes
  3. add rice and stir to coat with oil. Pour in wine and bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat and, stirring often.
  4. add heated stock by one cup at a time until rice has nearly absorbed all of the liquid before adding the next cup. Continue to stir each cup added for about 20 minutes total time.
  5. Stir in salt, pepper, cheese, and parsley. Rice should be al dente, but risotto should have a creamy consistency. Add a little more liquid if too dry. Remove from heat and drizzle with white truffle oil. Divide among warmed plated and serve immediately.

 

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