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Paniscia Alla Novara (Risotto Novara Style)

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“Speciality of the Restaurante Cambio, Torino, Piemonte, Italia as noted on a clipping from a magazine artlcle in my grandmother's recipe box.”
2hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan put all the vegetables, salt and dried herbs; pour in water to cover and bring to boil.
  2. Cover and cook gently for 5 minutes.
  3. Add beans and keep cooking for 60-80 minutes. The soup must not be too thick.
  4. In a large saucepan put oil, bacon and sausage. Crumble sausage while cooking. Cook gently for 3-5 minutes and then stir in rice. Cook for 3-4 minutes until rice looks milky.
  5. Add wine, and simmer until absorbed, stirring. At this point add 2 ladlefuls of the vegetable soup and simmer until absorbed, stirring.
  6. Keep on adding soup, ladle by ladle, until rice is tender.
  7. Serve after 10-15 minutes.

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