Classic Parmesan Risotto

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 403
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Classic Parmesan Risotto
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min

Don your chef’s hat and whip up a classic Italian risotto that is equal parts hearty and creamy. Tender Arborio rice made in chicken broth and Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese is seasoned with fresh garnishes for a delightful, filling meal perfect any time of day.

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives or parsley
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt, optional
  1. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add rice; cook and stir 1 minute.
  2. Stir in wine; cook until liquid is absorbed. Add 1/2 cup broth to rice mixture; stir until liquid is absorbed. Repeat 3 times. Cook 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and top with chives. Serve with pepper. Add salt, if desired. Tip: If desired, top with some additional Parmesan and thyme as a garnish.

Serving Size 4

Calories 403

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 17.70g 27%
Sat. Fat 11.00g 57%
Mono Unsat. Fat 4.80g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.50g
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 513mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 81RE
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Calcium 283mg 29%
Iron 0mg 6%