As part of my review of the Wolf Gourmet Multi-Function Cooker, I developed some recipes to test this amazing appliance out in my own kitchen. Check out the full review of the appliance here!
Truth time. I’ve been on a risotto kick for the past few months after a close friend of mine served it at a dinner I was invited to. Prior to that, I had only had it in fancy restaurants and had no clue it was possible to cook a fine-dining-worthy risotto at home! But there were two problems: the healthiness of the dish and cook time.
In its traditional form, risotto is both carb-heavy and very high in fat. While all those extra calories definitely make it delicious, I needed a healthier version that I could feel good about eating any day of the week, not just on a “treat day”.
Creating a healthier version involved a lot of swaps: low sodium vegetable broth instead of wine, iron-fortified nutritional yeast instead of cheese, and the addition of lots of low-calorie fresh vegetables (2 1/2 cups of asparagus is under 70 calories!). Now I’ve cooked a number of healthier risottos recently and despite these swaps (which you might think would compromise the flavor), they all paled in comparison to this Wolf Gourmet Multi Cooker recipe!
The other problem? Cook time. A traditional risotto can take hours to make because you add the broth so slowly. But I don’t have the time or patience of stand over my stove stirring risotto until I get carpal tunnel. With this magical kitchen gadget, I made risotto for the whole family in less than an hour (and only 15 minutes actually required me to be cooking). I promise this set-it-and-forget-it recipe is one you’ll go back to again and again.
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