Instant Pot Spinach & Ricotta Cheese Risotto

Another way to make a unique risotto recipe is to add some ricotta cheese along with spinach and serve warm.

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Instant Pot Spinach & Ricotta Cheese Risotto

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Arborio rice, ricotta cheese, spinach, Spinach & Ricotta Cheese Risotto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 281 kcal


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup freshly chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • cup Arborio rice
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • cup hot vegetable broth
  • 12 oz spinach leaves washed and stems removed
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 4 oz soft Ricotta cheese


  1. Select “Sauté” function on Instant Pot pressure cooker.

  2. Add oil, onions and garlic. Sauté until soft.

  3. Stir in rice and wine. Cook until absorbed.

  4. Pour in 3 cups vegetable broth.

  5. Select “Manual” function with high pressure for 5 minutes.

  6. Cover the lid and seal it carefully.

  7. Release the steam through quick pressure release.

  8. Add spinach and cook on “Sauté” function for 3 minutes.

  9. Adjust seasoning with lemon juice and ground pepper.

  10. Top with softened ricotta cheese.

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