Lemon Parmesan Risotto


Cooking Time:20 min

What You'll Need:
  • 31/2cupschicken broth
  • 3 tablespoonsbutter, divided
  • 1/2cupfinely chopped onion
  • 1 clovegarlic, minced
  • 1 cupuncooked arborio rice
  • 3/4cupParmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoonlemon juice
  • 1 teaspoonlemon zest
What To Do:
  1. In a small saucepan over low heat, heat chicken broth until hot.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add onion and garlic and saute 3 to 5 minutes, or until softened. Stir in rice and 1 cup hot broth, stirring constantly until liquid is nearly absorbed. Repeat process, adding remaining broth 1 cup at a time, stirring constantly until each portion of broth is absorbed (about 15 minutes total). Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, and remaining butter. Serve immediately.

  • This is great as a side dish, but go ahead and add some cooked shrimp or your favorite vegetable for a tasty main dish.
  • And in keeping with a yummy Italiandinnertheme, how about topping off your meal with a deliciousCannoli Pie!
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