Caramelized-Onion Risotto with Bacon
To make risotto, onions are typically sautéed until translucent before being cooked with raw rice. Here the onions are browned, then stirred into the finished risotto to keep their flavor distinct.Plus: More Appetizer Recipes and Tips
The recipe can be prepared through Step 2 up to 4 hours ahead.
This risotto is adapted from a recipe in Open House Cookbook, by Rachel Bay.
This creamy, slightly sweet risotto with smoky, salty bacon pairs best with whites that feature a touch of sweetness and reds that push their fruit ahead of their tannins. Joshua Wesson recommends a Riesling from Germany or a Grenache-Shiraz from Australia's Barossa Valley.