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Spinach and Sundried Tomato Risotto

A delicious and decadent meal that is easy to make, Spinach and Sundried Tomato risotto is the perfect cozy dish.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword comfort food, date night recipe, fresh basil, italian dish, rice, risotto,, spinach, sundried tomato
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cup arborio rice
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet. In a separate pot heat the chicken broth.

  2. Mince the garlic cloves and add to the melted butter with the fresh spinach. Cook until garlic is fragrant and the spinach is wilted.

  3. Add rice to the butter mixture, stir to coat and lightly toast. Do not let the rice burn or brown.

  4. Slowly, add the white wine, gently stir until completely absorbed.

  5. Begin to add the heated chicken broth slowly, adding only one ladle full at a time. Allow the liquid to be completely absorbed by the rice before adding more. Continue until all of the chicken broth has been added.

  6. Reduce heat and add fresh basil, sundried tomatoes, and parmesan cheese to the cooked rice. Mix well. Serve immediately.