Easy Mushroom and Bacon Risotto

By January 14, 2019May 17th, 2020Pasta/Rice

Tasty Hearty Meal



Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

35 Minutes


  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 large mushroom, chopped
  • 1 rasher of bacon, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon grated garlic
  • ½ zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • ⅓ cup Arborio rice
  • 40 ml dry white wine (or chicken stock)
  • 200 ml chicken stock
  • 2 ½ tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese
  • Garnish *optional
  • chives or parsley, chopped  
  • grated parmesan cheese, extra


  • Heat oil to medium-high in a medium size pan
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook for 1minute
  • Add bacon stirring until onion is soft and bacon is slightly browned
  • Add rice, stir while cooking 1-2 minutes, giving the rice a glossy coat
  • Add wine, simmer while stirring until the wine has been absorbed
  • Add mushroom and keep stirring while adding the stock, simmer covered for about 25-30 minutes until rice is tender. 
  • Stir in parmesan cheese. 

* Garnish 

  • With a sprinkle of extra grated parmesan cheese, chopped chives and/or parsley if desired 

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