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Risotto can be an effort, an arm workout, but the flavors here make it all worth it: tender steak strips, two kinds of mushrooms (the mighty cremini and the funky porcini), fresh broccolini, and sweet tomatoes all top the creamy rice with grace, aplomb, and flavor, much to your taste buds' and stomach's delight. It's a bit more work than a microwave and a fork, but it's worth it. Tip: To remove the core of a tomato, carefully cut a shallow circle around the stem with a small knife, then remove circle.
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You Will Need
Large Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using flank steak, follow same instructions as steak strips.
If using Impossible burger, follow same instructions as steak strips in Step 4, breaking up burger until heated through, 4-6 minutes.
If using chicken, pat dry, and cut into 1” dice. Follow same instructions as steak strips in Step 4, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.
If using sliced pork, follow same instructions as steak strips in Steps 1 and 4, stirring occasionally until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes.
Prepare the Ingredients
Coarsely chop dried porcini mushrooms.
Trim bottom end from broccolini and cut into 1" lengths.
Cut cremini mushrooms into ¼" slices.
Core tomato and cut into ¼" dice.
Separate steak strips into a single layer and pat dry. Coarsely chop steak strips.
[PIC: needs steak strips chopped]
Cook Mushrooms and Start Risotto
Place another medium pot over medium-high heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Add cremini mushrooms to hot pot and stir occasionally until browned and tender, 3-4 minutes.
Add rice and stir constantly until rice becomes lightly toasted and opaque, 1-2 minutes.
Stir in porcini mushrooms.
Finish the Risotto
Add 1 cup boiling water from other medium pot and garlic salt to pot with rice. Rice should just be covered by water. Stir often until nearly all water is absorbed.
Add ½ cup boiling water and stir often again until nearly all water is absorbed. Repeat this process, stirring often, 18-20 minutes.
Taste risotto as you cook, checking for tenderness. When rice has no more “bite” or crunch, it's done. There may be water left.
Remove from burner. Stir in cream cheese, ¼ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper until combined. Cover and set aside.
Make the Steak Mixture
Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.
Add broccolini to hot pan and cook undisturbed, 3 minutes.
Add steak strips. Stir occasionally until no pink remains and steak strips reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-6 minutes.
Add tomato, demi-glace, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Stir occasionally until broccolini and tomatoes are tender, 2-3 minutes.
Remove from burner.
Finish the Dish
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping risotto with steak mixture and garnishing with Parmesan. Bon appétit!
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