How To Make Risotto

Mastering the creamy decadence of this grain-based dish is easy with a few simple techniques.

  • Print
  • |
  • Email
Saute aromatics
Randy Mayor

Step 1: Sauté Aromatics

To get started, bring your cooking liquid to a boil in preparation for step 3 (add wine and cooking liquid). You’ll eventually add the liquid to your grain and want it warm because cold ingredients slow the release of starch. In the meantime, sauté aromatic vegetables like onion, garlic, and shallots in oil or butter to provide a taste foundation on which to build the risotto.

More Ways To Get Cooking Light



JavaScript must be enabled to use this Calendar module.

Our Best Easter Desserts

Find the perfect ending to your Easter feast with these light and fresh springtime desserts.

Black and White Angel Food Cake Recipe