A delicious red wine risotto, with rice, red onion, mushrooms and pancetta sprinkled with parmesan and black pepper
Traditionally the base of a risotto is short rice, onions, garlic, white wine, stock and parmesan In this risotto the white wine is replaced with red wine and the onions replaced with red onions. The risotto is mixed with fried chopped pancetta, and caramelised sliced mushrooms, and finished with slices of parmesan.
Pancetta and mushrooms are a fantastic taste combination, but the star of this dish is the use of red wine and red onions for the risotto.
This risotto is a perfect late autumn or winter risotto, packed full of warm savoury flavours, this makes the perfect evening meal. Choose your favourite red wine to make the risotto extra special.