How to prepare a risotto with the best Italian honey

Creamy and rich in flavour, risotto with honey and sage is a tasty first course, perfect for big occasions.

Risotto with honey and sage: ingredients for 4 people

  • 360 g of Carnaroli rice
  • 1 of Tropea onion
  • ½ of dry white whine
  • 1 tablespoon of acacia honey
  • 4 leafs of sage
  • 100 g of goat cheese
  • 50 g of butter
  • 1 l of vegetal broth
  • 2 tablespoons of EVO oil
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Black pepper

Risotto with honey and sage: the recipe

To prepare the risotto with honey and sage, finely chop the onion and brown it in a pan with oil and butter.

Add the rice and after toasting it for a few minutes, stirring occasionally, blend with the white wine while keeping the heat high.

When the alcohol has evaporated, add the boiling broth, one ladle at a time until the rice is flush covered. Bring it to cooking always adding liquid a little at a time. Five minutes before the end, finely chop the sage with a knife and add it to the rice.

Out of the fire, mix with goat cheese, honey, Parmesan cheese and the pepper. Serve the risotto immediately and enjoy with a structured, full-bodied red wine.

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