Risotto con Funghi (Mushrooms)

Risotto con Funghi (Mushrooms) by 2sistersrecipes.com

Risotto con Funghi (Mushrooms) is simply risotto with mushrooms!  Made with arborio rice, mushrooms, Prosecco, chicken broth, onions, and Parmesan cheese, make this an outstanding dish to serve family and friends!

Risottos make great dishes.  And this one is flavored with mushrooms, but you can use any vegetable when making risotto, like our best creamy lemon risotto with peas making them the ideal meal for all vegetarians.

A delicious and flavorful recipe, risotto con Funghi (mushrooms) can be made with a variety of mushrooms, such as Bella, Shitaki, or even Porcini mushrooms.

These days, you can make risotto easily on a stove-top. With a little patience and a little time, risotto makes a satisfying meal for the whole family.  Also, it makes a great meal for any meatless night!

From start to finish, cooking risotto takes about 25 minutes.

Risotto con Funghi, with Mushrooms by 2sistersrecipes.com

Your family and friends will LOVE this risotto with mushrooms! 

Risotto con Funghi (mushrooms) pairs well with a light appetizer or even with a simple green salad.

Serve this risotto with a glass of fine wine like a Chianti from Florence, Tuscany.  The wine is very smooth on the palate, and has a rich fruity flavor, and goes perfectly with this Risotto con Funghi (mushrooms).

This is such a delicious dish and it is restaurant-worthy!

Try it!  … and Enjoy!!

Risotto with Mushrooms by 2sistersrecipes.com

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Yield: 4 to 6

Risotto con Funghi (Mushrooms)

Risotto con Funghi (Mushrooms) by 2sistersrecipes.com

Risotto con Funghi is made with arborio rice that is simmered with white mushrooms, prosecco, chicken broth, onions and parmesan cheese, until the rice is tender to the bite. Risotto con Funghi is a delicious, high protein meal your family will love!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1+ 1/2 cups of Arborio Rice
  • 32 ounce Chicken Stock, All Natural
  • 3 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Prosecco , or very dry white wine
  • 8 ounce package of white mushrooms, rinsed and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1+ 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup parmigiano-reggiano cheese grated
  • 3 Tbsp. butter


  1. Use a small (1 quart) pot. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, sauté until garlic turns golden.
  3. Add sliced mushrooms and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add the prosecco or white wine and reduce heat, simmer for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  5. Using a medium size (3 quart) pot. Heat 2 tablespoons butter with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  6. Add onions and sauté until they soften or become translucent, about 3 minutes.
  7. Add Arborio rice and cook while stirring often for 2 minutes. Pour mushroom mixture into the rice mixture.
  8. And re-use the small pot again, to avoid having to clean another pot. Turn ON the heat once again, and open a carton of Chicken Stock. Pour chicken stock into the small pot and bring to boil.
  9. Add some broth to the rice and mushroom mixture. Stir often until broth is absorbed.
  10. Repeat process, adding small amounts of broth each time to the rice until all the broth has been absorbed.
  11. The cooking process takes about 20 minutes to complete.
  12. Taste the rice. It should be tender to the bite. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  13. When rice is fully cooked. Turn OFF heat. Add the final tablespoon of butter and grated parmigiano cheese. Mix well to make a creamy risotto. And, serve!
  14. Serves 4 to 6

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