Creamy Spinach & Mushroom Risotto

Creamy Spinach & Mushroom RisottoRecipe

This creamy and savory risotto can go with almost any dish. Start with Zatarain’s Yellow Rice and add mushroom, spinach, onion, heavy cream and Monterey Jack cheese for a side that will get as much attention as the main dish.

4 Servings; Serving Size 1-cup


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2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 1/2 cups water
1 package (8 ounces) ZATARAIN'S® Yellow Rice
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup baby spinach leaves


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir 2 minutes or until onion begins to soften.

Stir in water and Rice Mix. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in cream and cheese; cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Stir in spinach. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.

Created date

January 2015