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Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

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6 cups chicken broth, divided3 tbs olive oil, divided1 lb portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced1 1/2 cups Arborio rice1/2 cup dry white wine1 lb white mushrooms, thinly sliced2 shallots, dicedsea salt to tastefreshly ground black pepper to taste3 tbs finely chopped chives4 tbs butter1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Warm the broth over low heat in a saucepan.
Warm 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
Stir in the mushrooms and cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Remove mushrooms and liquid, and set aside.
Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to skillet and stir in the shallots. Cook 1 minute. Add rice, stirring to coat with oil, about 2 minutes. When the rice has taken on a pale golden color, pour in the wine, stirring constantly until the wine is fully absorbed. Add 1/2 cup broth to the rice and stir until the broth is absorbed. Continue adding broth 1/2 cup at a time, stirring continuously until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is al dente, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in mushrooms with their liquid, butter, chives, and parmesan. Salt and pepper to taste.