Red Wine Risotto with Mushrooms


A creamy risotto with mushrooms, parsley, and red wine. Top each serving with Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings


  • 3 ½ cups chicken broth

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup Arborio rice

  • ½ cup dry red wine

  • 1 (8 ounce) package sliced cremini mushrooms

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • cup grated mozzarella cheese

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Bring broth to a simmer in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cover saucepan and keep broth warm over low heat.

  2. Melt butter in a heavy large saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion until softened, about 8 minutes. Add garlic to onion and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir rice into onion mixture and cook until fragrant and slightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Add wine to rice mixture and stir for 1 minute.

  3. Pour 3/4 cup hot broth into rice mixture; cook and stir constantly until absorbed, about 6 minutes. Add 3/4 cup more hot broth; cook and stir for 6 minutes. Add 3/4 cup hot broth; cook and stir for 6 minutes. Add 3/4 cup hot broth; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add the remaining 1/2 cup hot broth and mushrooms; cook and stir for 5 minutes.

  4. Stir Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper into risotto; cook and stir until cheeses are melted, about 30 seconds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

373 Calories
13g Fat
47g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 373
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 258mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 204mg 16%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 294mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.