Creamy Parmesan Risotto

This Creamy Parmesan Risotto is perfect as a first course or side dish, or served with scallops or along side a pan-seared steak or fish.

Creamy Parmesan Risotto

Ingredients
  1. 5 cups chicken stock
  2. 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil extra-virgin
  3. 1 cup onion diced
  4. 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice uncooked
  5. 1/4 tsp salt
  6. 1 tbsp butter
  7. 1/2 tsp pepper
  8. 4 oz Parmesan grated
  9. 1 tbsp parsley chopped

Instructions
  • Bring stock to a simmer in a large saucepan. Keep warm over low heat, but do not boil.
  • Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add oil to the pot; swirl to coat.  (Everything from here on will be added to this pot.)
  • Add onion; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the Arborio rice and salt, cook 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Add 1/2 cup stock; cook 2 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently.