(small batch recipe)

How to Make Parmesan Risotto  for Two

A Flavor Journal April 8, 2021

low sodium chicken stock


good parmesan



arborio rice


white wine

olive oil

Cook onion &  a pinch of salt in olive oil & 1 tbsp. butter over medium heat for about 5 minutes.

Stir in garlic. Cook 1 minute.

Stir in rice. Cook 2-3 minutes.

Stir in white wine. Cook 3-4 minutes.

Pour in warm stock, one ladle at at time, stirring constantly.

Continue adding stock, one ladle at a time, always stirring constantly.

Continue for about 30 minutes, until the risotto develops a creamy texture.

Once the risotto is completely cooked, stir in the parmesan cheese.

Stir in 1 tbsp. of butter & freshly cracked black pepper.