Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto
Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto. A classic made in the pressure cooker and loaded with butter, onions, spices, baby belly mushrooms, garlic, Arborio rice, a splash of wine, vegetable broth, baby spinach, peas, three kinds of cheese: asiago, romano, and parmesan, and fresh lemon juice/zest! A decadent vegetarian main or a creamy side dish to your favorite protein!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 6 people
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
- 1/2 large yellow onion diced
- 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes more or less to taste
- 2 (8 oz) package baby bella mushrooms thinly sliced
- 4 large cloves garlic minced
- 2 cups Arborio rice
- 1/4 cup white wine I love pinot grigio
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 1/2 cup peas
- 1 cup shaved asiago, romano, parmesan blend
- zest of 1 lemon
- juice of 1/2 lemon
Press sauté button on the Instant Pot.
Once the Instant Pot reads “hot” add in 2 tablespoons butter.
Allow butter to melt.
Add in onion, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
Cook for 3 minutes to soften the onions, stirring occasionally.
Add in mushrooms, garlic, and rice and cook for 2 minutes, stirring often.
Press cancel on the Instant Pot.
Deglaze with wine, then stir in veggie broth.
Cover and lock lid (ensure steam releasing handle is pointing to “sealing”).
Cook using the manual (or pressure cook) button (set to high pressure) and adjust timer on the Instant Pot to 5 minutes.*
The Instant Pot will beep when it's finished.
Flip the valve to "venting" for a quick release.
Give the mixture a stir, then add in remaining 2 tablespoons butter, baby spinach, peas, cheeses, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
Taste and re-season, if necessary and enjoy!
Nutritional information is for 1 out of 6 servings. That being said, this recipe can serve more or less depending on what else you're serving with it.
Calories: 492kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 1277mg | Potassium: 924mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 8015IU | Vitamin C: 28.5mg | Calcium: 290mg | Iron: 6.2mg