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Anyone got a good Risotton recipe??

April 27th, 2005, 11:46 AM
I'm looking for a risotto recipe that would go with steak. I was thinking maybe something with spinach (I have lots of spinach right now)....anyone?

April 27th, 2005, 11:50 AM
do you have eggs and lemon and parmesan cheese as well?

April 27th, 2005, 12:07 PM
lemon and parmesan yes, eggs no...

April 27th, 2005, 12:11 PM
Are you using real risotto as in arborio rice? If so, then you cook the rice according to pkg directions but add the yellow part of the lemon rind grated during cooking. When it is done, you put in 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese and the juice of your lemon plus your spinach chopped. Stir well, cover and let stand for a few minutes. You only need the two egg yolks if you are cheating and using regular rice such as uncle ben's because it won't give you the creamy risotto look and feel.

April 28th, 2005, 01:39 PM
No...I have real aborio rice...

I didn't try it last night, but maybe tonight.

April 28th, 2005, 03:13 PM
what is risotto?? I've never heard of it! :confused:

April 28th, 2005, 04:37 PM
Risotto is an Italian dish. Made from aborio rice. aborio rice has more starch in it, so the rice is creamy in the end. You don't cook it like normal rice, but you first pan fry it in olive oil, then slowly add 1/2 cup of liquid, and stir it until the rice absorbs it, then add another 1/2 liquid and stir/cook till absorbed. You keep doing that until the rice is the right tenderness. Traditionally, most risotto's have cheese added at the end. You just add you flavours at the end!

Here is a great site about it: