Creamy Parmesan Risotto

Creamy Parmesan Risotto

Creamy Parmesan Risotto

Indulge in the rich and creamy goodness of our homemade Creamy Parmesan Risotto. This classic Italian dish is a comfort food favorite, perfect for both weeknight dinners and special occasions. With a luscious blend of Arborio rice, Parmesan cheese, and a touch of wine, each bite is a symphony of flavors that will transport you straight to Italy.


  • 1 ½ cups Arborio rice
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. In a saucepan, heat the chicken or vegetable broth and keep it warm over low heat.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté until translucent.
  3. Add the Arborio rice to the skillet and cook, stirring constantly, until the rice is lightly toasted.
  4. Pour in the white wine and cook until it’s mostly absorbed by the rice.
  5. Begin adding the warm broth one ladle at a time, stirring constantly and allowing the liquid to absorb before adding more. Continue this process until the rice is creamy and cooked to your desired level of doneness.
  6. Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese until it’s fully melted and incorporated into the risotto. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the Creamy Parmesan Risotto hot, garnished with fresh parsley.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes

Serves 4

Creamy Parmesan Risotto is the ultimate Italian comfort food. With its velvety texture and savory Parmesan flavor, it’s a gourmet dish that’s surprisingly simple to make. Whether you’re cooking for a special occasion or just craving some indulgent comfort food, this recipe won’t disappoint.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 380 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 13g | Fiber: 1g

In conclusion, Creamy Parmesan Risotto is a classic Italian dish that never goes out of style. With its rich, cheesy goodness and creamy texture, it’s a meal that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds. Whether you’re an experienced chef or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is easy to follow and guarantees delicious results. So, gather your ingredients, pour yourself a glass of wine, and get ready to savor the flavors of Italy in the comfort of your home.

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