17 Savory Risotto Recipes

17 Savory Risotto Recipes

When you’re in search of a creamy, filling, and delicious meal, treat yourself to a rich risotto dinner. A tasty Italian risotto is always a palate-pleaser, and there are tons of different varieties for you to choose from! Here are 17 of our favorites!

Risotto Primavera: Don't rinse your rice before making risotto as the extra starch adds creaminess to the dish!

Risotto Rosso: Add a little but of pepper, onion, tomatoes and shrimp to rice and you'll have the best risotto recipe ever!

Lemon Risotto in a Lemon Cup: I first made this for a special New Year's dish and it definitely had the "wow" factor. The intense lemon flavor keeps the risotto light and flavorful. Fantastic for entertaining!
 
Baked Risotto: This is the basic recipe for this creamy rice dish. Feel free to add your favorite ingredients!
 
Golden Risotto: The truth is that risotto can be a little complicated, but this creamy dish is so worth it.
 
Squash Risotto: Risotto is a tricky dish that takes a lot of patience and time. The work will be well worth it when you watch the rice get creamier as your stir. The addition of squash is a great way to turn this classic Italian dish into a fall favorite.

Seafood Risotto: This classic Italian rice dish makes up a filling meal with shrimp and scallops.

Mushroom Risotto: This classic Northern Italian dish contains dried mushrooms, crushed saffron threads and Parmesan cheese !s
 
Four-Cheese Risotto: This is a creamy dish that even the kids will love. Serve with a tossed salad and crusty bread with olive oil for dipping.
 
Sweet Potato Risotto: Sweet potatoes are a great way to get your daily dose of vitamins A and C. You can use fresh cooked or canned sweet potatoes in this dish.
 
Creamy Parmesan Risotto with Chicken and Mushrooms: This "risotto" recipe comes from Rocco DiSpirito and is made with Bertolli Premium Pasta Sauce!
 
Curried Fish Risotto: This is an unusual alternative to a traditional risotto. It’s an Indian twist on risotto.
 
Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron and Sage: This side dish combines the delicious fall ingredients of butternut squash and sage into one!
 
Shrimp and Pumpkin Risotto: This side dish is super healthy!
 
Tri-Color Vegetable Risotto: Sauteed mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach simmer with rice for a creamy dish topped with Romano cheese and fresh basil.
 
Fresh Corn and Broccoli Risotto: This is a wonderful side dish  that compliments chicken so well. The sweetness of fresh corn and broccoli make this dish to die for.
 
Summer Squash, Tomato and Basil Risotto: This is so much more then a salad. This makes a delicious, meatless meal.

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