Risotto with Fresh Mozzarella, Grape Tomatoes, and Basil

  • Lindsayglacy Posted: 06/26/09
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    This recipe was okay. I have a better risotto by Emeril that I make all the time. I thought I would give this a try. I'm not going to make it again. My one-year old loved it though. It didn't have anything great about it.

  • minakim Posted: 12/28/08
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    don't skip the balsamic! after a long day at work, my boyfriend was surprised to come home to this risotto. the taste? well let's just say he's my fiance now. (;

  • 2BPaulaB Posted: 06/15/10
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    I love tomato and basil, but this did not live up to its potential. Far from my favorite risotto recipe. The warm sweet tomatoes with a touch of balsamic were the highlight. The risotto itself did not have much depth of flavor and the consistency was too cheesey. If I were to make it again I would double the tomatoes and cut down on the mozzarella.

  • Barbara23 Posted: 05/08/09
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    This was beyond awesome. So fresh tasting, easy and even heated up well for lunch the next day. Made 1/2 recipe for my husband and I. Am making again today! Highly recommend this one!

  • janetgt12 Posted: 01/31/11
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    this was one of the best things i have ever made! it was amazingly delicious. i might have added a little bit more cheese, but otherwise, followed the recipe.

  • Suzanne960 Posted: 12/27/09
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    This dish is amazing. It is a great weekend meal. I used tiny pearls of fresh mozzarella, so I didn't have to chop it up. The balsamic reduction puts this dish over the top in my opinion.

  • mysparky Posted: 11/01/09
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    First time making risotto and felt that the directions were clear and precise. Texture and flavor of risotto was excellent. Like another reviewer, wanted to make this more of a main dish entree, so added chicken (needed to save time so used rotiserre) as well as a few sliced sun-dried tomatoes. Will definitely make again

  • JIMMIC Posted: 04/16/10
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    Got Delicious? This was absolutely, positively great. We served this with CL's Hoisin Pork Tenderloin. The balsamic did set up a little bit, but okay.

  • MMSeymour123 Posted: 09/04/10
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    WOW! This was delicious. My changes - I left out the additional olive oil at the end (so only used 1T. for the recipe). I used dry sherry instead of dry white wine, increased the salt and pepper, and used vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. I got 5 servings, about 1 1/4 cup each and it was a satisfying one dish meal. Next time I would add another 1/2 cup of tomatoes. It is a very cheesy-style of risotto. Would definitely make it again!

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