Creamy Pesto Parmesan Risotto

Creamy Pesto Parmesan Risotto

Creamy Pesto Parmesan Risotto is a luxurious and flavorful Italian dish that combines the rich creaminess of risotto with the bold and aromatic flavors of pesto and Parmesan cheese. It’s a delightful fusion that will transport your taste buds to Italy.


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


  1. Heat the chicken or vegetable broth in a saucepan and keep it warm on low heat.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Creamy Pesto Parmesan Risotto is a delightful and indulgent Italian dish that brings together the creamy goodness of risotto, the bold flavors of pesto, and the rich taste of Parmesan cheese. The Arborio rice is cooked to perfection in a mixture of chicken or vegetable broth, infused with the aromatic essence of pesto and finished with a generous sprinkling of Parmesan. Each spoonful is a burst of flavors that will leave you craving for more.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 480 | Fat: 18g | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 11g

Creamy Pesto Parmesan Risotto is a dish that’s perfect for a cozy family dinner or a special gathering with friends. Its creamy texture and vibrant flavors make it a standout choice that will please even the most discerning palates. Try this recipe and experience the magic of Italian cuisine in your own kitchen.

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