Category Archives: risotto

Risotto with Butternut Squash, Leeks & Basil

Since I’ve been cutting a lot of gluten out of my diet, risotto has quickly replaced pasta in my regular dinner repertoire.  It gives me the same satisfaction, even though it is more of a time commitment.  This is one of my favorite risotto dishes yet.  The flavors are simple but very comforting and delicious. […]

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Sweet Potato Risotto

When I saw this recipe pop up on Pinterest, I instantly began drooling.  I knew I needed it on my dinner table, and pronto.  It was fabulous…bite after delicious bite of yummy fall goodness.  I savored the leftovers for days. you will need: 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped ½ teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon smoked paprika […]

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Shrimp Risotto with Chive Gremolata

Growing up, risotto was a comfort food that my mom made often.  Nowadays, I often associate comfort food with being really easy to whip up.  While risotto can be a bit more time consuming than my stand by comfort food choices, it is still a winner nonetheless, especially this variety.  This is one of my […]

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Butternut Squash Risotto

This is Mama Cheater Bites absolute favorite risotto, and we have a lot to choose from!  It’s a great fall/winter dish with the caramelized squash.  And oh, the spiced butter really adds the final flourish, so don’t leave it out!  While this is a rather time consuming dish, it is totally worth the work for […]

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Pumpkin Risotto

If there is a time of year that is best for eating risotto, in my opinion, it is the fall.  There is something so comforting about a big bowl of creamy, smooth rice adorned with seasonal flavors that is alluring.  When I saw this recipe for pumpkin risotto at 9 AM, as I checked my […]

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Back in the kitchen…

After several days of being sick and miserable, surviving on soup and other take-out or restaurant food, I have re-entered my kitchen.  Tonight was sort of a compilation of what I had in my fridge and a craving for risotto. Last week I made a great batch of roasted pepper sauce.  I served it with […]

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