Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Risotto

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Dinner Vegetable Under 15 min 4


Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Risotto


This creamy and savory risotto can go with almost any dish. Start with Zatarain’s Yellow Rice and add mushroom, spinach, onion, heavy cream and Monterey Jack cheese for a side that will get as much attention as the main dish.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) ZATARAIN'S® Yellow Rice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves


  1. Melt butter in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir 2 minutes or until onion begins to soften.
  2. Stir in water and Rice Mix. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in cream and cheese; cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Stir in spinach. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.

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