Spring Vegetable Risotto with Carrot and Watercress
Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2008
Bland flavor and mushy vegetables can ruin this Italian classic. Could we boost taste while improving the vegetables’ texture?
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For a flavorful spring vegetable risotto recipe, we simmered the trimmings from leeks and other vegetables in chicken broth before stirring the broth into the rice.