Garlic Risotto

    Garlic Risotto


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    About this recipe: A simple yet flavourful onion and garlic risotto. This makes enough to serve 4 as a starter or side dish.

    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 100g orzo (or risotto rice)
    • 80g diced onion
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 90g white rice
    • 475ml chicken stock

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Melt the butter in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Cook and stir orzo or risotto rice until golden brown. Stir in onion and cook until onion becomes soft, then add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Mix in the white rice and chicken stock. Increase heat to high and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.
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    This recipe is amazing! I cooked it for my family and they loved it. Thank you very much  -  09 Jul 2011


    When I first decided to make this recipe, I was little dubious because the ingredients didn't seem too exciting. Boy, was I wrong! This dish was incredibly good...something that I would definitely make again! The taste/texture was similar to Rice-a-Roni, but so much better, without that packaged taste. I topped it with chopped chives for a little more color, and everyone loved it. Thanks so much for sharing!!!  -  13 Sep 2009  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Just average. While I wanted something more subtle to go with the main dish, I still was looking for something more flavorful than this. Surprising, since one would have thought that since I used a flavored, specialty orzo medley along with the onion, garlic and chicken broth, that wouldn't have been the case. Definitely needs a hint of seasoning of some sort. Still, a perfectly acceptable companion to a heartier, more robustly flavored main dish.  -  10 Oct 2009  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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