I might be getting a little bit a head of myself with this recipe. Asparagus risotto could probably be considered more of a spring dish but what can I say, I’m a little anxious for spring to get here. So last week when it was particularly rainy and cold, I decided to make us a little taste of spring with this creamy risotto with sauteed asparagus and mushrooms.
I haven’t made a risotto since this little teenybopper episode. I don’t know why. Seriously there is not much better than a perfectly cooked risotto. The way the rice absorbs the wine and the hot broth allows it to become scrumptiously creamy without a drop of cream. And if they keep turning out like this one, risotto will be at the top of my favorite meal list in no time.
Note: To make this vegetarian simply use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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