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Instant Pot™ Mushroom Risotto

Instant Pot™ Mushroom Risotto
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 4
Forget everything you think you know about cooking risotto, and say hello to this foolproof (and delicious) solution. Thanks to the Instant Pot™, you can have creamy, comforting, earthy mushroom risotto on the table in just 40 minutes—no excessive stirring and sweating required.
Updated May 13, 2019

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots (about 2 large)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 8 oz cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced (about 3 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup uncooked Arborio rice
  • 2 cups Progresso™ vegetable broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 cups lightly packed baby spinach

Steps

  • 1
    On 6-quart Instant Pot™, select SAUTE; adjust to normal. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in insert. Add shallots and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add mushrooms, salt and pepper flakes; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until mushrooms are softened. Add rice; stir about 1 minute or until rice is coated. Select CANCEL.
  • 2
    Add broth to mushroom mixture. Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 7 minutes. Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve to VENTING to quick-release pressure.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons butter, the cheese and thyme until blended. Stir in spinach until wilted.

  • Arborio rice is a variety of short-grained rice used primarily in the classical preparation of risotto. It absorbs more liquid than other types of rice and results in a creamy, rich texture.
  • Save time by purchasing presliced mushrooms.
  • Cooking Gluten Free and Vegetarian? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free and vegetarian. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
3g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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