Microwave Risotto!


I have no picture for this recipe.  Partially because the lighting in my kitchen is questionable, and partially because I think this recipe just stands for itself.  Any of you who have ever made risotto on the stove top will kick yourself for somehow never having known about this before (unless of course, you just wanted to build up your arm muscles…)  This is truly amazing… you can make risotto IN THE MICROWAVE!!!

I’m not kidding.  Same amount of time, but drastically decreased stirring and it came out sooooo sooooooooo tasty!  Make it tonight for dinner and people will ooooooo and aaaahhh :)

<3 Betty

Microwave Risotto

1 cup arborio rice

2.5 Tbsp olive oil

2.5 Tbps butter

1 medium onion diced

mushrooms, and any other veggies you wish to add (optional)

1 box chicken stock

1) Mix butter, oil, and rice in a medium-sized microwave safe bowl and microwave for 3 minutes.

2) Add onion, mushrooms, and any other veggies, stir and microwave 3 more minutes

3) Add chicken stock, stir, and microwave for 7-9 minutes.

4)  Stir, microwave for 7-9 minutes.

5)  At this point, depending on the strength of your microwave, you made need more time (I needed about 5 more minutes).

6)  Show off and enjoy!

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