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Easy Risotto

Risotto

This risotto comes from the Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. It’s a simple, quick, and absolutely delicious side that goes with almost everything. I like to use leftover cooked rice to make this, but you can also make it in a rice cooker by just dumping all the ingredients in, adding 2 cups of water, and letting the cooker do its stuff.

 
Easy Risotto
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Ingredients
  1. Easy Risotto
  2. 1/2 small onion, chopped
  3. 1 tbsp butter
  4. 1 cup cooked rice
  5. 1 chicken bouillon cube, smashed (or 1 tsp chicken granules)
  6. black pepper
  7. 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese (optional)
Instructions
  1. Melt butter and saute onion until translucent.
  2. Add rice and chicken bouillon.
  3. Over medium heat, allow rice to absorb butter and bouillon.
  4. Remove from heat and season with pepper and Parmesan.
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Instructions

On medium heat, melt your butter and saute your onions. I sometimes leave the onions out if I don’t have one around.

I also don’t usually have chicken granules, so I take a chicken bouillon cube and smash it with the heavy end of a butter knife. Chicken granules would probably be easier. Anyway, at this point, you add the chicken flavoring and the rice to your butter and onion.

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It only takes a few minutes (like 3) for all the flavors to get acquainted. Then you can remove the pot from the stovetop and add the pepper and Parmesan.

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Couldn’t be easier!

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