• Serves 4
  • 50 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 13 Ingredients


Mushroom Risotto heaven! Hearty risotto that is packed with mushrooms and garlic. A great winter warmer that is good for you too!

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1.5 litres chicken or vegetable stock
  • 10 grams dried porcini mushrooms
  • 100 grams butter
  • 200 grams swiss brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 300 grams button mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic ,chopped finely
  • 3 anchovy fillets, chopped finely
  • 1 large brown onion , chopped finely
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 cups arborio rice
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 CUP finely grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves


  1. Bring stock and dried porcini mushrooms to a gentle simmer in a med. saucepan
  2. Meanwhile, melt 30 g of the butter in a lge. heavy based saucepan , cook mushrooms in batches, stirring over high heat until softened and browned slightly .
  3. Add garlic, cook, stirring until fragrant, but not browned. .Season to taste , remove from pan.
  4. melt 50 g of the remaining butter in same heavy based pan . Cook onion, anchovies and thyme sprigs, stirring until soft.
  5. Add the rice, stir to coat in onion mixture. Cook , stirring for 1 minute. Add wine, simmer, uncovered, until liquid had absorbed
  6. Stir in 1/2 cup of hot stock< cook , stirring over low heat ,until liquid has absorbed. Continue adding stock mixture, 1/2 cup at a time ,stirring between each addition, until all the liquid has been absorbed. ( this step should take about 20 minutes)
  7. Discard thyme sprigs. Stir in mushrooms, parmesan, thyme leaves and remaining butter . Season to taste


Mushrooms .. so good for you ... garlic great for immune system .. how can you go wrong ! Hearty and warming , a great winter meal idea.

  • Yum this looks amazing – Love mushrooms and risotto. A fantastic, warming winter dish.


  • A great recipe for mushroom lovers like us! Thanks!


  • I love mushrooms and I love risotto so this one’s a winner for me


  • On my shopping list


  • You had me at “three mushrooms”. Had put this on my list


  • This risotto would be amazing, look forward to giving it a try.


  • I love a good rissotto – shame my family hate them! – I might just cook your recipe up simply for me – thank you for sharing


  • This sounds like a lovely and hearty mushroom risotto tha ks so much will be trying this recipe, thanks


  • Thank you Luckymum for this recipe! I adore mushrooms and risotto and this risotto sounds heavenly!

    • Going to make this risotto this week – requests for it!


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