Sundried Tomato Risotto

Milanese Sun-dried Tomato Risotto

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The mention of Milan produces immediate thoughts of the wonderful risotto named after the city. Risottos are best made using a special kind of Italian rice called “arborio” which is cooked with garlic and onions.

The trick to prepare a perfect risotto is slow cooking of rice and judicious stirring. The risotto must be prepared as close to serving time as possible as it is best when freshly prepared.

Serve other Italian dishes with this like Pizzas and Garlic Bread .

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Sundried Tomato Risotto recipe - How to make Sundried Tomato Risotto

Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the rice for about 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add salt and 2 ½ cups of hot water, mix well cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the remaining 1 tbsp of butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the broccoli , sundried tomatoes, cheese, fresh cream, cheese, milk , salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the prepared rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve immediately.


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Nutrient values per serving
Energy331 cal
Protein8 g
Carbohydrates47.1 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat11.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A763.7 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C21.1 mg
Folic Acid21.5 mcg
Calcium171.2 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium84.5 mg
Potassium125.7 mg
Zinc0.8 mg

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Milanese Sun-dried Tomato Risotto
 on 30 Aug 13 05:25 PM

Risotto is my fav from Italian cuisine. this recipe is just perfect with good taste of cheese, cream and sun dried tomatoes..I make this often and my family relishes it..