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Basic Risotto

Recipe photo courtesy of Johnny Miller

The method of slowly adding broth and constant stirring allows the rice to release its natural starches and create that signature risotto creaminess.

Source: Everyday Food, April 2011
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Once you master this basic version, try our Mushroom Risotto with Spring Herbs and Carrot-Lemon Risotto.

Cook's Notes

Carnaroli is a less common medium-grain northern Italian rice found in some grocery stores.

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