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Authentic Italian Recipe: Tomato Risotto - Found in Italy!


Authentic Italian Recipe

Tomato Risotto

Finishing this risotto with Tomato Water in place of stock gives it a pure, bright tomato flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1½ cups arborio rice
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup Tomato Water
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan plus more for serving
  • 6 Oil-Poached Tomato halves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Preparation:

  • Bring 6 cups water to a boil over medium heat; remove from heat, cover and keep warm.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat; add onion and cook, stirring often, until soft, about 5 minutes. Add rice and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Add wine and cook, stirring constantly, until evaporated, about 1 minute. Add ½ cup water and cook, stirring often, until water is absorbed. Continue adding water by ½-cupfuls, stirring often, until rice is tender but still firm to the bite, 20–25 minutes. (You may not need all the water).
  • Mix in Tomato Water, butter, and 2 Tbsp. Parmesan; season with salt and pepper. Simmer, stirring often, until liquid is mostly absorbed, about 2 minutes. Mix in Oil-Poached Tomatoes.
  • Serve risotto topped with more Parmesan.

Recipe by Michael Anthony, Photo by Gentl Hyers

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