“A surprising main dish with the sharp taste of apples and cheese. The first time that I was served this by my dear friend, Claire, I couldn't get enough. I begged for the recipe, made it the next evening, and feel NO guilt over eating it all! Served with steamed asparagus and a nice crisp white wine, it is the perfect meal for friends and family.”
READY IN:
2hrs
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the chicken broth in a small saucepan until boiling. Adjust the heat to a steady simmer.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a heavy, large saucepan over low heat. Add onion and saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and 1 cup of the apples; saute, stirring for 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in the wine and boil, stirring, until wine is reduced by half.
  5. Add enough hot broth (about 1/2 cup) to just cover the rice. Simmer and cook, stirring constantly, until almost all of the broth has been absorbed, about 3-4 minutes.
  6. Continue adding hot broth in 1/2 cup incriments, stirring constantly, until all broth is absorbed and rice is pulling away from the pan. During last 5 minutes, add remaining 1 cup of diced apples.
  7. Cook until creamy and center is done. Remove from heat.
  8. Stir in last 2 tablespoons of butter with the parmesian cheese, stir well. Serve immediately with additional cheese.

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