Risotto-Style Rice

Like the creamy texture of risotto?  This effortless rice recipe will give you that texture and great flavor.

RisottoRiceRisotto-Style Rice

Makes 6 servings as main dish


  • 1 onion
  • 2 small carrots
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup spinach, finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups brown rice
  • 8 cups water or stock
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried basil


  1. Finely chop onions and carrots or process in food processor.
  2. Heat butter in large pot and sauté onion and carrot mixture for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add spinach, brown rice, water, salt and basil. Stir.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for about 1 hour or until water is absorbed and rice is a creamy texture.
  5. Serve with grated Romano or parmesan cheese.

Note: Serve as a main dish with a side salad or as a side dish.

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