Italian Sausage Risotto Recipe

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Ingredients

4 servings
  • 1 pound Italian Sausage, Links
  • 1 cup Apple Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 cup dice Onion
  • 1 tablespoon mince Garlic, Cloves
  • ½ teaspoons Thyme, Dried
  • 8 fluid ounces White Wine
  • 1 ¼ cups White Rice, Long-Grain
  • 3 cups Chicken Broth #1
  • ½ cups Chicken Broth #2
  • 1 cup Peas, Frozen
  • ½ cups Romano Cheese, Grated
  • ½ cups Parmesan Cheese, Grated

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Directions

In a large saucepan, cook the sausage in apple juice. When finished cooking, remove from pan and slice. Heat oil in a large stockpot, add sliced sausage and onion, cooking until browned and softened, about 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and thyme, cook for one minute longer. Add wine and rice and stir until the liquid is absorbed. Stir in chicken broth #1. Lower the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, until broth is absorbed. Add chicken broth #2 slowly, stirring until rice is cooked and creamy. Stir in peas and cheeses; cook until heated through.

Freezing Directions

In a large saucepan, cook the sausage in apple juice. When finished cooking, remove from pan and slice. Heat oil in a large stockpot, add sliced sausage and onion, cooking until browned and softened, about 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and thyme, cook for one minute longer. Add wine and rice and stir until the liquid is absorbed. Stir in chicken broth #1. Lower the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, until broth is absorbed. Add chicken broth #2 slowly, stirring until rice is cooked and creamy. Stir in peas and cheeses; cook until heated through. Let cool. Divide among indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Slowly warm on stove top for 8-10 minutes. You may need to add a little chicken broth to bring it back to it’s creamy texture.

Nutritional Information

Not Available

About This Recipe

This dish is a great dish for the chilly fall nights. It is fairly simple to get on the table as well.

Meet The Cook

The original Once a Month Mom, Tricia is an avid freezer cook who loves having food in the freezer for easy meals. She is blessed with two children and is able to enjoy the moments with them by doing the "chores" once a month.

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