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.

Instant Pot Spinach & Ricotta Cheese Risotto
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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
  • 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
  • Select “Sauté” function on Instant Pot pressure cooker.
  • Add oil, onions and garlic. Sauté until soft.
  • Stir in rice and wine. Cook until absorbed.
  • Pour in 3 cups vegetable broth.
  • Select “Manual” function with high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Cover the lid and seal it carefully.
  • Release the steam through quick pressure release.
  • Add spinach and cook on “Sauté” function for 3 minutes.
  • Adjust seasoning with lemon juice and ground pepper.
  • Top with softened ricotta cheese.
Calories: 251kcal Carbohydrates: 42g Protein: 5g Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 3g Sodium: 47mg Potassium: 373mg Fiber: 3g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 5317IU Vitamin C: 16mg Calcium: 61mg Iron: 4mg
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