Very Easy Risotto Recipe -
Very Easy Risotto Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Very Easy Risotto

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"This green onion and Parmesan cheese rice dish is easy, fast and doesn't require constant stirring!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    40 mins


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook green onions in butter briefly, then add the rice. Cook and stir for a few minutes to toast rice. Stir in water, and season with chicken bouillon and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in the Parmesan cheese.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 24, 2007

Based on other reviews, I tried to add some flavor to this basic recipe. I added 3 tablespoons of butter, two cloves of garlic and used white onion because that is all i had around. I also used chicken broth instead of water. I ended up using a mix of parmeasan and reggiano cheeses. It turned out great!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 22, 2007

I wish this wasn't called risotto - it doesn't use the correct rice or technique - this is not a short cut to risotto, it's a pilaf and it's not even that great. Look up a real risotto recipe and use that instead.

May 25, 2006

I love this recipe...with slight modifications. My fiance loves it, though it can be a bit bland, as other reviewers have mentioned. I used quite a bit more pepper than the recipe calls for, and I also add salt. I love the cheesiness, though some may not. Quick and easy....perfect!

Aug 12, 2011

My family loves this recipe!! I make it exactly as written, except I use risotto rice instead of regular rice. I actually cook it a little longer too to make the rice more tender. It comes out very creamy and cheesy. It is a staple in our house for the past few months. Thank you for sharing!

Aug 01, 2008

Even though I was very tempted to try out everyone's suggestions I made this as is and it's better than I expected. It's creamier than I expected too, but not as creamy as I would have liked. I will definately make this again, but try some of the alterations.

Feb 08, 2007

A quick, tasty rice dish!

Aug 20, 2005

Good if you have a very flavorful main dish because this has a very mild flavor to it. Very easy and very pretty.

Aug 29, 2002

Seemed more like rice than risotto. It was good, but not what I was expecting. Not hard to make. I'll probably make it again.


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  • Calories
  • 243 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 284 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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