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Pressure Cooker Curried Pumpkin Risotto

This easy pumpkin risotto tastes like fall and gets a flavor boost from the curry. —Andrea Reaves, Stephens City, Virginia

Roasted Asparagus Risotto

This recipe's wow factor makes it perfect for special occasions. To save time, the asparagus and prosciutto can be roasting...


Meat Lover’s Pizza Rice Skillet

My son named this "pizza rice" after I threw together a quick dinner from what I had in the fridge...


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Pressure-Cooker Risotto with Chicken and Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms add an earthy flavor to this creamy classic, while shredded rotisserie chicken makes it a snap to prepare....


Sweet Corn & Saffron Risotto

The saffron adds a sunny yellow color to this creamy corn risotto. However, if you don't have any on hand,...

Sesame Asparagus Risotto

Asparagus is one of my favorite ingredients to work into recipes. Turn this side into a main dish by adding...


Saltimbocca with Chicken

This is one of my favorite meals my mom used to make. Traditionally, it's made with veal, but I created...

Risotto-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

These elegant, stuffed mushroom caps make a lovely special-occasion side dish perfect for the holidays. Green and red sweet peppers...


Lemon Risotto with Broccoli

A creamy, rich party-special alternative to potatoes. —Judy Grebetz, Racine, Wisconsin


Veggie Risotto

Short grain rice is preferred when making this classic Italian dish. Arborio rice is the most widely available short grain...


Slow-Cooked Stuffed Pepper Stew

This is my go-to pepper stew. When my garden yields green peppers, I dice and freeze them for those cold,...

Basil Tomato Rice

“Whenever my family wants something different to go with our grilled beef—or other entrees, I throw together this easy side....


Italian Stuffed Peppers

Cooking the stuffed peppers in a slow cooker is not only convenient, the long cooking process improves the flavor of...


Squash Provencal

All of my family loves vegetables, and in the summer when squash is plentiful, I serve this dish frequently. It...


Arancini di Riso

In Italy, arancini balls are often served as a side dish, like bread. Our arancini recipe features a ground beef...


Frittelle di Riso

For this traditional Italian dinner, we created these rice fritters that serve as a sweet and satisfying dessert.—Taste of Home...

Creamy Sausage Risotto

I have fond memories of standing at the stove cooking this hearty Italian rice dish with my Nona. I’ve altered...


Chicken & Tomato Risotto

If you're looking for Italian comfort food, this is it! By using store-bought spaghetti sauce, you save time when preparing...


Arborio Rice and White Bean Soup

Soup is the ultimate comfort food. This hearty, satisfying soup with arborio rice is low in fat and comes together...


Italian Chicken Casserole

My aunt created this recipe, and the whole family has been enjoying it for years now. It's equally good with...


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Parmesan Risotto

Risotto is a creamy Italian rice dish. In this version, the rice is briefly sauteed, then slowly cooked in wine...


Turkey Gumbo in a Jiffy

Gumbo is usually a dish which takes a long time to prepare but this recipe makes it speedy and easy....


Pressure-Cooker Risotto with Shrimp and Asparagus

This speedy method of making risotto works every time! —Kim Gray, Davie, Florida


Garden Vegetable Rice Soup

“Cooking with vegetables seems quick and healthy. This meatless soup makes a great dinner with a salad or slice of...

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Italian Chicken Rice Soup

"I created this soup so my family and I could enjoy a satisfying sit-down meal on busy nights," writes Wendy...


Lentil Sausage Soup

Writes Melanee Van Ee-Mortensen of Fort Collins, Colorado, "This recipe makes a very large pot of heavy soup, but it...


Mushroom Chicken Italiano

"My husband enjoys this easy chicken dish served with long grain and wild rice," says Becky Kinnison of Celina, Ohio....


Spaghetti-Style Rice

I keep the ingredients for this quick and easy casserole on hand so I can put it together at a...


Hearty Meatball Soup

A little bit of this thick and hearty soup goes a long way, so it's terrific to take to potlucks....


Turkey Thyme Risotto

This satisfying risotto is a wonderful way to reinvent leftover turkey. I use Romano cheese, garlic and plenty of fresh...