|4 tablespoons||Virgin olive oil|
|1 medium||Spanish onion; cut 1/4" dice|
|1 cup||Arborio rice|
|1 cup||Dry red wine|
|3 cups||Chicken stock; heated|
|1||Radicchio head; cored, and|
|Thinly sliced to yield 2 cups|
|½ cup||Freshly-grated parmesan cheese|
|4 tablespoons||Sweet butter|
|Salt; to taste|
|Freshly-ground black pepper; to taste|
In a 12- by 14-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add Arborio rice and stir with wooden spoon until rice is toasted and opaque, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add red wine and continue cooking over medium heat until liquid is absorbed.
Add hot chicken stock, 1 ladle at a time, waiting until stock is absorbed each time until rice is cooked and has a creamy texture, about 15 minutes.
Stir in radicchio, parmesan cheese and butter and stir until well mixed.
Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately. This dish stands on its own as a pasta course but also serves as an excellent side dish for roasted meats. This recipe yields 4 servings.
Recipe Source: MOLTO MARIO with Mario Batali From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # MB-5660 broadcast 07-01-1996) Downloaded from their Web-Site -
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Recipe by: Mario Batali
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