Creamy Italian Mushroom Rice

This creamy, risotto-like Italian mushroom rice dish brings all the flavor of your favorite restaurant to your plate in record time with the help of your Instant Pot.

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Creamy Italian Mushroom Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 8 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 12 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 20 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 8 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 12 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lb sliced mushrooms
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning mix
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups Minute® Jasmine Rice
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley


  • This Creamy Italian Mushroom Rice dish is a hassle-free way to use your Instant Pot to make a risotto-like dish in under 30 minutes.

    Step 1

  • Set Instant Pot multi-function cooker to Sauté setting over High heat. Heat butter and oil. Add in mushrooms, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper and cook for 6-8 minutes, or until vegetables start to brown. Stir in rice, broth, cream, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce.

    Step 2

  • Lock the lid in place and move the pressure valve to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook on High for 5 minutes. When cooking is complete, allow pressure to release naturally according to manufacturer’s instructions. Carefully remove lid.

    Step 3

  • Stir in Parmesan, chives and parsley.

    Recipe Tips

    Top each plate with shredded beef, chicken or another protein of choice for a heartier rice dish.

    To make this meal vegetarian, substitute vegetable broth for the beef broth.

Dine in Style

Prepare a home-cooked, creamy rice dish just like the one at your favorite Italian restaurant, in less than 30 minutes! With sliced mushrooms, garlic, onion, Italian seasoning and a creamy sauce combined with aromatic jasmine rice, this is a meal you’ll look forward to all day long. Don’t forget to top it all off with Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh herbs for an inviting presentation.

Although this dish is made with beef broth, it is otherwise vegetarian. Feel free to sub in vegetable broth for a vegetarian meal loaded with hearty mushrooms. For more meat-free meals, like this Microwave Egg Fried Rice, take a look at our guide to easy vegetarian meals in under 5 minutes

On the other hand, if you’re looking to enjoy more protein, simply add shredded beef or chicken to this dish.

Under Pressure…

Busy schedule? Harness the power of your Instant Pot in combination with Minute® Instant Jasmine Rice! Simply sauté your vegetables, toss the ingredients together and let your Instant Pot do the work for you, so you can have a minute to yourself after a long day.

If you’re intrigued by the time-saving efficiency of using an Instant Pot, take a look at more meal options in our recipes section.

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