Risotto with Pesto

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      30 min

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By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2012

  • About

Our girls adore basil pesto. We once rented an apartment in Liguria in order to explore the foods of the region, and the girls happily ordered pasta with pesto at almost every single meal. When I am lucky enough to have a nice bunch of basil in our vegetable garden, I make a large batch of pesto and freeze it in individual portions. One day, rather than having it with pasta, I decided to stir it into a basic risotto, and we were delighted with the results. The natural creaminess of risotto