Slow Cooker Wild Mushroom Risotto

This makes a great side dish, or try it as a main course paired with a green salad.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium shallot, peeled and minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 8 oz. sliced assorted wild mushrooms
  • 2 cups vegetable stock, divided
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp. minced chives

Directions

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté the mushrooms until the liquid has evaporated and the mushrooms are brown, about 10 minutes. Remove the mushrooms and set aside.
  • Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and sauté the shallot and garlic until soft. Add ½ cup stock and cook until half of the stock has evaporated. Add the rice and cook until the liquid is fully absorbed.
  • Scrape the rice mixture into a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add the water and remaining stock, and cook on low for 1 hour. Stir the mushrooms in to the rice. Sprinkle with chives before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium shallot, peeled and minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 8 oz. sliced assorted wild mushrooms
  • 2 cups vegetable stock, divided
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp. minced chives

Directions

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté the mushrooms until the liquid has evaporated and the mushrooms are brown, about 10 minutes. Remove the mushrooms and set aside.
  • Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and sauté the shallot and garlic until soft. Add ½ cup stock and cook until half of the stock has evaporated. Add the rice and cook until the liquid is fully absorbed.
  • Scrape the rice mixture into a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add the water and remaining stock, and cook on low for 1 hour. Stir the mushrooms in to the rice. Sprinkle with chives before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories270
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium320mg
Total Carbohydrate57g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars1g
Protein7g