Garlic mushroom risotto

AuthorEve
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Creamy risotto

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins

 250 g or 2/3rds of cup of Arborio / risotto rice
 500 g Chestnut mushrooms sliced
 4 Stock cubes-chicken or vegetable
 2 Onion chopped
 4 Cloves of garlic chopped finely
 100 g Butter
 2 tbsp Garlic & herb soft cheese
 1 tsp Mixed herbs
 4 pinches Chives chopped
 2 pinches Salt & pepper
 5 cups Boiling water

1

Melt butter in a pan

2

Add onions,mushrooms,garlic and herbs

3

Stir till softened

4

Add dry rice and stir into ingredients for a minute or so

5

Dissolve the stock cubes in the water and add to rice

6

Stir until all ingredients are mixed then cover pan with lid and reduce heat

7

Do not stir again until all stock is absorbed -20mns appr

8

Add the soft cheese,chives and seasoning and stir gently

9

Put lid back on,Turn off heat and leave for 3-4 mns

10

Serve as a main course with crusty bread or as a side dish with chicken or pork

Ingredients

 250 g or 2/3rds of cup of Arborio / risotto rice
 500 g Chestnut mushrooms sliced
 4 Stock cubes-chicken or vegetable
 2 Onion chopped
 4 Cloves of garlic chopped finely
 100 g Butter
 2 tbsp Garlic & herb soft cheese
 1 tsp Mixed herbs
 4 pinches Chives chopped
 2 pinches Salt & pepper
 5 cups Boiling water

Directions

1

Melt butter in a pan

2

Add onions,mushrooms,garlic and herbs

3

Stir till softened

4

Add dry rice and stir into ingredients for a minute or so

5

Dissolve the stock cubes in the water and add to rice

6

Stir until all ingredients are mixed then cover pan with lid and reduce heat

7

Do not stir again until all stock is absorbed -20mns appr

8

Add the soft cheese,chives and seasoning and stir gently

9

Put lid back on,Turn off heat and leave for 3-4 mns

10

Serve as a main course with crusty bread or as a side dish with chicken or pork

Garlic mushroom risotto

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