Dutch Oven Creamy Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto

Italian Chicken Sausage Risotto, photo by osuhomebase, Flickr commons

Creamy risotto is a tradition in many places in Italy. This dish is made up sweet Italian chicken sausage and spices that are sauteed together and are the base of this recipe. Since it’s a creamy one, maybe you’d like to serve it on a rainy day. We guarantee it will bring smiles to your family’s faces.


3 1/2 Cups of chicken broth, low-sodium
1 Package sweet Italian chicken sausage, 16 oz.
1 Cup of Chardonnay or other dry white wine
1 Tbsp. of fresh garlic, minced
1/2 Tsp. of dried thyme
1 Cup of sweet onion, chopped
1 Tbsp. of olive oil
1 1/4 Cups of rice
1 Cup of frozen petite sweet peas

Simply follow these stepss to prepare this fantastic dish.


Use a large Dutch oven. Heat oil over medium heat. Saute sausage and onion. Onion must be translucent after about 3 minutes. Add garlic and thyme and cook for half a minute more. Add rice and wine. Stir 1-2 minutes or until wine is absorbed.

Lower heat to medium-low and stir in 3 cups broth. Let it simmer for 15 minutes uncovered until broth is absorbed. Keep on adding stock 1/4 cup at a time, and stir until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender and creamy. This should take 5 minutes more.

Add peas and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Cook it 1 more minute. Season with black pepper to taste. Top with parsley and garnish with remaining cheese. Serve immediately after cooking.

Your guest will surely enjoy this wonderful Italian dish. Feel free to print a copy of this recipe for yourself and be sure to share it with your friends on Facebook.

Source: Article by By Byul Im

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