Flecked with prosciutto, peas, mushrooms and onions, Creamy Blue Cheese Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish. Creamy Blue Cheese Risotto is also flavored with garlic and Parmesan for a great Mediterranean flavor. Take just 35 minutes and serve this wonderful side to your family tonight.
Cook and stir prosciutto in 1 tsp. of the oil in large skillet on medium heat until crispy. Remove prosciutto from skillet with slotted spoon; set aside. Add mushrooms, onions, garlic, rice and remaining 3 tsp. oil to skillet; stir until rice is evenly coated with oil. Cook until onions are tender, stirring occasionally.
Add 1 cup of the broth, cooking and stirring constantly until broth is absorbed. Repeat with remaining broth, adding broth 1 cup at a time and cooking until rice is tender but firm.
Stir in peas, Parmesan cheese and blue cheese; cook until cheeses are completely melted, stirring frequently. Spoon onto serving platter. Top with the prosciutto; sprinkle with parsley.
Substitute 1 cup frozen chopped asparagus spears for the peas.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 39g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.