Definition of risotto in English:


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Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɒtəʊ

noun (plural risottos)

  • An Italian dish of rice cooked in stock with ingredients such as vegetables and meat or seafood: he might cook a large risotto [mass noun]: she ordered risotto
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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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