Treat your family to a creamy dinner with this rice and vegetable risotto. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.
French recipes include the name "Florentine" when the preparation follows the style of Florence, Italy. Classic Florentine dishes consist of eggs or fish served over spinach and topped with a cheese-bechamel sauce. In the U.S., Florentine is used in many recipe titles that include spinach as an ingredient.
Risotto gets its rich creamy texture from Arborio rice. This short-grain Italian rice is high in starch. look for Arborio rice in the rice section of the grocery store or in an Italian market.
Serve a simple green salad, hard rolls and a light white wine with this hearty risotto.
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