Three-Mushroom Risotto

Imagine being in an Italian open-air market with mountains of fresh wild mushrooms. Enjoying this risotto is the next best thing!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (about 1.25 ounces) dried porcini mushrooms (1 cup)
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
4
garlic cloves, finely chopped
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
cup uncooked Arborio rice or regular long-grain rice
1
package (about 3.5 ounces) fresh shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
1
package (about 5.5 ounces) fresh crimini mushrooms, thinly sliced
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounces carton), warmed
1/2
cup freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 Cover porcini mushrooms with warm water. Let stand at room temperature about 1 hour or until tender; drain.
  • 2 Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook parsley, garlic and onions in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are tender.
  • 3 Stir in rice. Cook, stirring frequently, until edges of kernels are translucent. Stir in porcini, shiitake and crimini mushrooms. Cook uncovered about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are tender.
  • 4 Reduce heat to medium. Add 1 cup of the broth. Cook uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until broth is absorbed. Stir in remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time, cooking about 3 minutes after each addition and stirring occasionally, until broth is absorbed, rice is just tender and mixture is moist.
  • 5 Stir in cheese and vinegar.

Expert Tips

Use this dish as a vegetarian main course for three.

The secret to creamy risotto is adding the broth 1/2 cup at a time and cooking with frequent stirring until all the liquid is absorbed before repeating with another 1/2 cup broth.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
275
(
Calories from Fat
115 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
13 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
5 mg
5 %;
Sodium
760 mg
760 %;
Total Carbohydrate
31 g
31 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
10 g
10 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
14%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.