Classic Mushroom Risotto


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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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Needless to say, the quality of the mushrooms has a major impact on this dish—but you can use white button or diced portobello mushrooms (gills scraped away and discarded) to good effect if you get a good sear on them. A variety of wild mushrooms or a combination of button and wild, if they’re available, is very nice. Here I recommend sautéing diced buttons or portobellos and then adding them to the cooking risotto, where they will continue to release