20 Decadent & Delicious Risotto Recipes

Find your new favorite risotto recipe and feast like an Italiano tonight!
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Carrot Risotto with Carrot Tops

carrot risotto with carrot tops

Every bit of the carrot goes into this recipe — yes, even the green tops. Talk about no waste!

Try our Carrot Risotto with Carrot Tops

Risotto Milanese with Asparagus & Shrimp

risotto milanese with asparagus & shrimp

Risotto seems like an elaborate weekend dinner, but really it's totally weeknight-friendly. It should take no more than 18 minutes to cook from the time you start adding the liquid until it’s ready to serve.

Try Rachael Ray's Risotto Milanese with Asparagus & Shrimp

Pearl Couscous Risotto with Arugula

pearl couscous risotto with arugula

This recipe swaps traditional arborio rice for pearl couscous. 

Try our Pearl Couscous Risotto with Arugula  

Drunken Risotto with Sausage and Spinach

drunken risotto with sausage and spinach

You'd have to be drunk to pass on this drunken risotto recipe! (Kidding.)

Try our Drunken Risotto with Sausage and Spinach 

Root Vegetable & Barley Risotto

Root Vegetable and Barley Risotto

Parsnips, carrots, and celery root bulk up this delicious dish. 

Try our Root Vegetable & Barley Risotto

Corn Risotto with Roasted Shrimp

Corn Risotto with Roasted Shrimp

Pops of sweet corn kernels will take your risotto to the next level.

Try our Corn Risotto with Roasted Shrimp

Creamy Beet & Goat Cheese Risotto

creamy beet goat cheese risotto

It's not every day you see fuchsia at the dinner table! Wow your crowd with this beet and goat cheese risotto.

Try our Creamy Beet & Goat Cheese Risotto

Drunken Risotto with Spinach & Speck

Drunken Risotto with Spinach & Speck

Speck, a cured meat similar to prosciutto, is the star of this risotto dish.

Try our Drunken Risotto with Spinach & Speck

Lamb Chops with Roasted Vegetables and Spring Pea Risotto

Lamb Chops with Roasted Vegetables and Spring Pea Risotto

This menu is dinner-party ready!

Try our Lamb Chops with Roasted Vegetables and Spring Pea Risotto

Sweet Corn Risotto with Jalapeño Pesto

sweet corn risotto with jalapeño pesto

Sweet, spicy, creamy deliciousness. 

Try our Sweet Corn Risotto with Jalapeno Pesto

Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

drunken risotto with grilled chicken

This entrée calls for 2/3 of a bottle of Barolo, an Italian dry red wine, which means you'll have 1/3 of the bottle for drinking.

Try our Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken 

Creamy Chicken Risotto

Creamy Chicken Risotto

There's a lot to love in this risotto. White wine, parmesan, mushrooms—did we mention theres arugula and roasted garlic-lemon chicken in there too?

Try our Creamy Chicken Risotto

Summer Corn Risotto

Summer Corn Risotto

Not only does this dish taste like summer—it looks like it, too!

Try our Summer Corn Risotto

Tuscan Risotto with Walnuts & Mushrooms

tuscan risotto with walnuts mushrooms

This recipe suggests substituting arborio for carnaroli, which is a medium-grained rice grown in northern Italy.

Try our Tuscan Risotto with Walnuts & Mushrooms

Shrimp & Brussels Sprouts Barley Risotto

shrimp brussels sprouts barley risotto

For a healthier take on pasta night, try this barley risotto with shrimp and Brussels sprouts. Plus bacon for good measure.

Try our Shrimp & Brussels Sprouts Barley Risotto 

Farro Risotto with Pumpkin & Sage

farro risotto with pumpkin sage

Sprinkle chopped toasted hazelnuts over your finished product to add a nice crunch to every bite. 

Try Rachael Ray's Farro Risotto with Pumpkin & Sage 

Risotto with Peas & Shrimp

risotto with peas & shrimp

Bring on the shrimp! This version call for both whole shrimp and diced shrimp—the latter of which gets cooked directly into the risotto.

Try our Risotto with Peas & Shrimp

Thai-Style Lime Risotto with Pork & Coconut

Thai-Style Lime Risotto with Pork & Coconut

Travel about 5,420 miles away from Italy and you'll land in Thailand! This dish has flavors usually seen in Thai cuisine—but trust us, it totally works here.

Try our Thai-Style Lime Risotto with Pork & Coconut

Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto

Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto

Top off this beauty of a bowl with grated parmesan. 

Try our Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto 

Pesto Arancini

pesto arancini

Got leftover risotto? Here's what to do with it!

Try our Pesto Arancini