creamy parmesan risotto recipe

Creamy parmesan risotto is a silky rice dish with meltingly soft onions, garlic, and rich parmesan. Use high-starch rice for the most luxurious consistency.

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Rice
  • Method: Stirring
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 6 tbsp cold butter, divided
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup risotto rice (arborio, carnaroli, vialone nano)
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan, plus more for serving


  1. Heat chicken stock in a small saucepan over medium-low heat; keep it hot but not simmering.


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Keywords: parmesan risotto