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Dirty Risotto

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A yummy recipe from Giada De Laurentiis.


Serves: 0

  • 5 cups chicken soup (reduced sodium)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces chopped pancetta
  • 6 ounces Italian sausages (casing removed)
  • ¾ cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped red bell peppers
  • 4 ounces coarsely chopped button mushrooms
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1½ cups medium grain rice
  • ¾ cup dry white wine
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh italian parsley


Dirty Risotto is a community recipe submitted by Lea and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the broth to a simmer. Cover the broth and keep warm over low heat.
  • In a large heavy saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the pancetta and sausage and sauté until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add the onion, bell pepper, and mushrooms and sauté until tender, scraping up the browned bits on the bottom of the pan, about 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the rice and stir to coat. Add the wine and simmer until the wine has almost completely evaporated, about 1 minute.
  • Add 1/2 cup of simmering broth and stir until almost completely absorbed, about 2 minutes. Continue cooking the rice, adding the broth 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly and allowing each addition of broth to absorb before adding the next, until the rice is tender but still firm to the bite and the mixture is creamy, about 25 to 30 minutes total.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir in 3/4 of the Parmesan. Transfer the risotto to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the parsley and remaining Parmesan and serve immediately.
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