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Mushroom Risotto

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • Place a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the olive oil and the chopped onions.
  • Add the minced garlic, the thyme and sauté for 8-10 minutes, until they caramelize nicely.
  • Add the rice and sauté for 2-3 minutes, until it turns a light golden.
  • Add the wine, the sugar and gently stir, continuously.
  • Allow all of the wine to evaporate before adding the stock or else the risotto will turn out sour.
  • Add enough stock to cover the mixture and stir continuously over medium heat.
  • Add the mushroom duxelles and stir to combine.
  • When all of the stock has been absorbed, add another spoonful of stock to the mixture and wait for it to be absorbed. Repeat this process until the rice is ready. You want the rice to be tender but not mushy.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of butter and the grated parmesan. Stir to combine. Your risotto should be nice and creamy.
  • If it seems dry or too thick add a little more stock. Remove from heat and cover with lid. Set it aside to let it rest.
  • To prepare the mushrooms, place a pan over high heat. Allow it to get very hot.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and half of the mushrooms. You do not want to crowd them in the pan.
  • Sauté until they are nice and golden. Repeat the same process for the rest of the mushrooms.
  • When the mushrooms are ready, check your risotto. Season to taste and make sure it is nice and creamy. If not add a little more stock.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Top with the sautéed mushrooms, sprinkle with grated parmesan and fresh thyme.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
31 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
42 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
16 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
7 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
30 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
21 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
22 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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