Definition of risotto in English:


Syllabification: ri·sot·to
Pronunciation: /rəˈzôdō
, rəˈsôdō

noun (plural risottos)

An Italian dish of rice cooked in stock with other ingredients such as meat and vegetables.
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  • The infused ‘saffron water ‘gives risottos and pasta dishes an exotic flavour and rich colour.’
  • He ordered the tomato risotto with basil, Mediterranean and roasted vegetables for €14.50.
  • She would have the seafood risotto whilst her mother and father who had decided long ago what they would have.


Italian, from riso 'rice'.

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