Risotto with Walnuts and Cranberries

Risotto with Walnuts and Cranberries a Fall and Winter season side dish for your Holiday Entertaining. #cranberries #risotto #sidedish #Thanksgiving #Christmas

Risotto with walnuts and cranberries is a delicious Fall Season recipe to add to your Thanksgiving menu. ‘Tis the cranberry season and making a cranberry risotto with walnuts adds crunch. No worries though, you can leave out the nuts if allergies are an issue. You can add in chopped apples with the cranberries.



  1. Cook the arborio rice according to the package directions.
  2. When adding the liquid you can substitute apple cider or vegetable stock.
  3. In the last 5 minutes of cooking add in dried cranberries OR fresh cranberries
  4. Stir to combine and continue to cook then add in 2 additional tablespoons of butter and stir well.
  5. If using, add chopped walnuts to the top of the risotto when ready to serve.

Keywords: risotto, cranberry walnut risotto, Thanksgiving recipe, fall side dish, vegetarian recipe

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