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Shallots and Red wine risotto

Ingredients: (2 persons)

  • Risotto rice
  • 1 bottle of red wine (merlot is good) - use half for the risotto, half for you when you prepare
  • 4 Shallots (2 for decoration)
  • vegetable stock (also work with chicken)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Butter
  • Parmesan
  • parsley or thyme (2 options)


  1. Rince rice
  2. in a pan, heat stock
  3. dice shallots + garlic cloves
  4. in a different pan, put butter (and a bit of oil so butter doesn’t burn)
  5. add shallots + garlic + thyme
  6. add rice (rinsed) + red wine
  7. add stock (when needed)
  8. when it’s ready, add: parmesan, parsley and 100g of butter

Serve the risotto with the shallots decoration on top… and a glass of red wine

For the decoration (10mins before it’s ready)

  1. in a third pan, add a bit of butter+oil
  2. once it’s ready add 2 shallots (cut in half)
  3. add a bit of red wine (for colouration + taste)
  4. cook at very low heat for 5-10 mins


add mushroom (preferably swiss brown)