This Classic Spinach Risotto is a restaurant-worthy meal. It is rich, creamy, and so flavorful! Follow my step-by-step instructions and treat your family with this elegant dish. 

Classic Spinach Risotto

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: spinach risotto recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 634kcal
Author: Tania Sheff
This Classic Spinach Risotto is a restaurant-worthy meal. It is rich, creamy, and so flavorful! Follow my step-by-step instructions and treat your family with this elegant dish. 
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Ingredients

  • 8 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. butter divided
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Arborio rice
  • 1 cup dry white wine good quality
  • 6 oz. fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Bring the vegetable broth to a simmer in a medium saucepan. Keep the broth warm over very low heat.
  • Meanwhile, add the olive oil, 2 tablespoons of butter, diced onion, and garlic to a heavy large saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • Stir in the rice and let it toast for a few minutes. Add the wine and cook, stirring continuously, until fully absorbed.
  • Add 1 cup of the hot vegetable broth to the rice, and stir until the broth is absorbed. Continue adding broth, 1 cup at a time, stirring continuously, until the rice is just tender and the risotto is smooth and creamy (about 25-30 minutes).
  • Reduce the heat to low, stir in the fresh spinach, and cook until fully whilted (5 minutes).
  • Stir in the remaining butter and Parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition

Calories: 634kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 2425mg | Potassium: 409mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 111.1% | Vitamin C: 17.8% | Calcium: 35.7% | Iron: 26.4%