Indulge in this perfectly simple Creamy Blue Cheese Risotto made with Minute® Instant White Rice and ready in just 25 minutes!
Treat yourself tonight with this decadent, restaurant-style Creamy Blue Cheese Risotto featuring crispy bacon, creamy mushrooms and nutty Parmesan cheese. Easy to make and ready in just 25 minutes, it’s sure to become a dinnertime favorite.
Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. When bacon is crisp, remove from skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Remove all but 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings from skillet. Over medium heat, sauté mushrooms, onions and garlic. Cook until vegetables are tender, 3-5 minutes.
Add broth and bring to a boil. Stir in rice, cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.
Stir in peas, Parmesan cheese and blue cheese.
Serve risotto topped with crumbled bacon and parsley.
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This decadent Creamy Blue Cheese Risotto made with Minute® Instant White Rice, crispy bacon, mushrooms, peas, onions and Parmesan cheese tastes like it was prepared in a high-end restaurant by a professional chef. But in just 5 easy steps and 25 minutes, you can enjoy this delectable meal right from your own kitchen. Ditch the frozen dinners and treat yourself to real and satisfying meals with Minute® Rice, in 30 minutes or less!
This recipe can easily be made vegetarian by using vegetable broth instead of chicken broth and using one of your favorite vegetables in place of the bacon. Leftover rice? Use it in another vegetarian recipe like this quick and easy Microwave Egg Fried Rice.
For another vegetarian option, try our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.