How to make Mushroom And Spinach Risotto -

Tasty and delicious risotto with mushrooms and spinach.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Onion (प्याज़ ), Carrots (गाजर)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Mushroom And Spinach Risotto

Mushroom And Spinach Risotto Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom And Spinach Risotto Recipe

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Carrots 4 medium

  • Arborio rice 2 1/2 cups

  • Mushrooms 1 cup

  • Green capsicums 2 medium

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • White wine 1 cup

  • Water 6 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns freshly ground 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dry Basil 1 tablespoon

  • Parmesan cheese grated 1 cup


Step 1

Peel and chop the onion. Scrape and slice the carrot.

Step 2

Clean and slice the mushrooms.Roast capsicum and quarter.

Step 3

Melt butter on a slow fire, add chopped onion and cook until transparent.

Step 4

Mix sliced mushroom and carrots, cook for few minutes, then add rice and cook for about two minutes stirring constantly.

Step 5

Add white wine and once the rice has fully absorbed the wine, gradually add hot water or stock (six cups) and stir constantly.

Step 6

After about five minutes add salt, pepper powder, dried basil and the spinach puree.

Step 7

After the rice is almost cooked, add most of the grated parmesan and stir.

Step 8

Add roasted capsicum pieces and serve hot topped with the remaining cheese.

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