Snax N The City.

Bitches Be Cookin’–Caramelized Onion Risotto.

Have you ever had a long day at work & all you crave is a comfy couch, a good show, and filling meal? Well my loves, I have the ultimate comfy cozy meal for you to enjoy on your next blah day.

This caramelized onion risotto will warm you up & it even feels therapeutic cooking it.

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There’s just something about stirring the rice in the pan that just relaxes me. Stick around for the recipe to this delicious, savory dish.

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2 1/2 cups of Arborio rice

8 cups of chicken broth

2 tablespoons of olive oil

4 tablespoons of butter

2 tablespoons of minced garlic

One medium sized onion

2 cups of white cooking wine

1 1/2 cups of Parmesan cheese

I started off by sauteing some minced garlic in both olive oil & butter.

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Saute until fragrant.

While the garlic is sauteing, heat your chicken broth in a pot just before it boils.

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I read somewhere a long time ago that you’re suppose to use hot broth on risotto, blah blah blah.

Once your kitchen smells like garlic, add the rice to the pan & stir it to make sure all of the

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rice is coated with oil.

Then, ladle in the chicken stock. Once the chicken stock absorbs in the rice,

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ladle in more, about a cup each time.

Continue this until the rice is al dente.

In a separate pan,  saute the sliced onions in garlic & olive oil until light brown.

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At the last minute, I added a splash of red wine to the pan.

It’s a quick step to add even more flavor to the meal.

Getting back to the rice, once the it’s al dente add the cooking wine & let that absorb.

This is what the rice should look like once the wine is absorbed.

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Once the rice has absorbed the wine, take it off of the heat & add the Parmesan cheese.

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I mixed that together & then topped the risotto with the caramelized onion.

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And there you have it!

Cheesy, savory goodness.

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I hope you enjoy this meal as much as I do,  happy eating loves. ❤

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This entry was written by SnaxNTheCity and published on September 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm. It’s filed under food and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Bitches Be Cookin’–Caramelized Onion Risotto.

  1. That does look awesome – I love a great risotto and caramelised onions but have never thought of putting the two together, thanks.

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