Rating: 4.5 stars
3 Ratings
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Puree part of the corn to add sweetness, moisture, and a little body to the risotto. Chanterelles add a nice orange-yellowish color to the dish, but shiitakes work, too.

Lorrie Hulston Corvin
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2003


Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup risotto)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring first 3 ingredients to a simmer in a medium saucepan (do not boil). Keep warm over low heat.

  • Place 1/2 cup corn in a food processor; process until smooth. Set aside.

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add 1 cup fresh corn kernels and mushrooms; sauté 3 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Remove mushroom mixture from pan; set aside.

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in pan over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Add rice; sauté 3 minutes or until rice is lightly browned. Stir in 1/2 cup wine; cook 1 minute or until liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly. Add broth mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring frequently until each portion of broth mixture is absorbed before adding the next (about 22 minutes total). Add pureed corn and mushroom mixture to pan; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in 2 tablespoons wine, cheese, basil, and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

332 calories; calories from fat 19%; fat 7g; saturated fat 4.2g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 55.9g; fiber 2.6g; cholesterol 19mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 589mg; calcium 123mg.