Risotto with ham

Risotto with ham

This risotto with ham recipe is simple to make and delicious to taste. Try it!
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Course: Risotto
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: ham, Risotto
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 893kcal
Author: Nonna Box


  • 300 grams Arborio rice
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 celery chopped (optional)
  • 1 carrot chopped (optional)
  • 4 cups of chicken or ham broth
  • 1 cup yellow corn optional
  • 2 cups of hams cubed
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • In a pan, melt the butter and add carrots and celery. Cook for about 8 to 10 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan, put the extra virgin olive oil in medium heat and toast the rice for a couple of minutes.
  • Next, add the white wine and cook for a few minutes or until the wine has all but evaporated.
  • Then, add 1 cup of broth. When the broth has almost evaporated, add another cup. Repeat until you have added all the broth and the rice has softened.
  • Add the carrots, celery, corn, and ham cubes.
  • Put salt and pepper to taste.
  • Lower the heat and slowly add the Parmesan cheese.
  • Serve the dish immediately.


Calories: 893kcal | Carbohydrates: 94g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 1939mg | Potassium: 710mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2780IU | Vitamin C: 19.7mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 5.8mg
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