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Pistachio Risotto

Prepare to go nuts over this creamy, dreamy risotto dish. The pistachio flavor adds an element that's out of this world. Prove to your family that risotto isn't just for the professionals.

Pistachio Risotto


For 6 people

  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/10 cup(s) saffron threads (1 tsp.)
  • 2 cup(s) Arborio rice
  • 8 ounce(s) dry vermouth
  • 5 cup(s) chicken stock (4-5 cups)
  • 3 tablespoon(s) shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese


Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in saffron; cook 1 minute. Add rice; stir to coat with butter and onions. Add vermouth and 2 cups chicken stock. Simmer, covered, and add the remaining broth 1/2 cup at a time, until rice is tender. The entire cooking time is about 30 minutes. The rice should be bound lightly together with a little of the cooking liquid. Stir in pistachios and Parmesan and serve immediately.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 462.24 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 1.99g
  • Sodium (mg): 787.61mg
  • Carbs: 55g
  • Fat: 14.01g
  • Saturated fat (g): 7.68g
  • Proteins: 13.05g