Risotto with Milk Recipe – A Simple but Delicious Risotto Recipe

Guido Pedrelli
Guido Pedrelli
Italian Cuisine Expert and Food Blogger
Guido Pedrelli
Guido Pedrelli, the mastermind behind Nonna Box, has honed his culinary expertise for decades, inspired by family feasts in Emilia-Romagna. Mentored by his restaurateur nonna, he mastered Italian classics and furthered his skills with professional culinary studies in desserts and gelato making from Mec3. Today, he shares this rich legacy and authentic recipes through Nonna Box.
Expertise: Italian cuisine, Pasta, Pizza, Pastry, Dessert


risotto with milk recipe

Risotto with Milk

This risotto milk is to die for. Simple and delicious!
3.77 from 13 votes
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Course: Risotto
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 723kcal


  • 350 gr Arborio rice
  • 80 g butter
  • 1.75 liters milk
  • Salt


  • Put the milk in a pot and add a pinch of salt, then bring to a boil over medium heat, and stir occasionally with a wooden spoon.
  • When the milk is boiling, add the rice and stir with a spoon. Cook for 20-25 minutes, and continue stirring occasionally.
  • When the rice has absorbed the milk, be sure to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • When the rice is cooked, add butter and stir well to blend in the risotto.
  • Serve hot.


Use a rice cooker with risotto settings for a faster turnaround.
Calories: 723kcal | Carbohydrates: 90g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 331mg | Potassium: 644mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 1210IU | Calcium: 502mg | Iron: 3.8mg
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One Response to “Risotto with Milk Recipe – A Simple but Delicious Risotto Recipe”

  1. Jennifer says:

    I have a restaurant and I’m planning to add this recipe to our menu because it’s perfect for the kids who drop by when we tried it, instead of always ordering spaghetti. Do I need to get a permission from nonna box or any copyright? Can I add a little twist instead? Thanks!

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