Fast Food Risotto


Fast Food Risotto

Speedy Risotto Delight

In the realm of fast food, this quick and easy risotto recipe brings the flavors of Italy to your plate in no time. With its creamy texture and rich taste, this fast food risotto is a perfect choice for those craving a comforting and satisfying meal.

Jan Dec

10 minutes

15 minutes

25 minutes

4 servings


Fast food lovers, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Low sugar, Low carb

Dairy (Parmesan cheese), Garlic

Vegan, Dairy-free, Paleo, Keto, Nut-free


While traditional Italian risotto is known for its slow cooking process and meticulous attention to detail, this fast food adaptation focuses on efficiency and simplicity. By using pre-cooked rice and a few shortcuts, we can create a delicious risotto that captures the essence of the original dish in a fraction of the time. We alse have the original recipe for Risotto, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 350 kcal / 1465 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 18g, 9g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 38g, 2g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Salt: 1g


  1. 1.
    Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. 2.
    Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet and sauté until they become translucent and fragrant.
  3. 3.
    Add the pre-cooked rice to the skillet and stir well to combine with the onion and garlic.
  4. 4.
    Pour in the chicken or vegetable broth and stir continuously until the liquid is absorbed by the rice.
  5. 5.
    Reduce the heat to low and gradually add the heavy cream, stirring constantly.
  6. 6.
    Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese until it melts and blends into the risotto.
  7. 7.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. 8.
    Remove from heat and let the risotto rest for a few minutes before serving.
  9. 9.
    Garnish with chopped parsley and grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Pre-cooked rice — Make sure the rice is fully cooked and cooled before using it in the recipe to prevent it from becoming mushy.
  • Parmesan cheese — Use freshly grated Parmesan cheese for the best flavor and texture in the risotto.

Tips & Tricks

  • To add some extra flavor, you can sauté mushrooms, bell peppers, or cooked chicken before adding the rice to the skillet.
  • If you prefer a thinner consistency, you can add a little more broth or cream to the risotto.
  • Experiment with different toppings such as crispy bacon or roasted cherry tomatoes for added texture and taste.

Serving advice

Serve the fast food risotto hot as a main dish. It pairs well with a side salad or garlic bread.

Presentation advice

For an appealing presentation, garnish the risotto with a sprinkle of chopped parsley and a generous dusting of grated Parmesan cheese.